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United States Army (more..)
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Fort Lee (more..)
Fort Lee, Virginia, USA (more..)
October 22, 2016
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Built by the Marion Steam Shovel Company of Marion, Ohio in 1920 this unique item is possibly the oldest remaining 12" gun mount on a rail car. Once used as coastal defenses through the 1920s. During World War II, the United States Navy used this car for ballistic testing.
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