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Shot Furnace at Castillo de San Marcos

Shot Furnace at Castillo de San Marcos

This photograph shows the shot furnace of Castillo de San Marcos. The shot furnace is between the northeast and southeast corners of the fort; it was used to heat cannonballs before they were fired at enemy ships.
Galleries: Castillo de San Marcos, Other Military Equipment, St. Johns
Keywords: castillo de san marcos, dawn, exterior view of castillo de san marcos, florida, fort marion, national park service, shot furnace, st. augustine, u.s. national monument, u.s. national register of historic places
Photo Location: Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine, Florida
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 12/17/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.0333333
F Number: 6.3
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 29°53′52″N 81°18′41″W
Picture Number: 25553