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A Detailed Display of Artillery Tools

A Detailed Display of Artillery Tools

This image shows a detailed display of artillery tools, at Fort Matanzas. Among the tools shown are: a "worm," used to clean large debris from the barrel prior to loading, a barrel brush, a powder "ladle" or scoop, and a "ramrod," for separately compacting both the powder and the ball before firing. The fort is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as Fort Matanzas National Monument.
Galleries: Cannon, Fort Matanzas, Forts and Fortifications, St. Johns
Keywords: Fort Matanzas National Park, Forts, National Monument, Saint Augustine, Spanish fort, St. Augustine, cannon tools, wooden rack
Photo Location: Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Johns County, Florida
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 12/17/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.25
F Number: 13
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 29°42′55″N 81°14′21″W
Picture Number: 26686