The Battery Potter

DJ Florek

Joined March 2009

Artist's Description

Sandy Hook NJ. USA
Battery Potter or “Gun Lift Battery No.1” built in 1892 at Fort Hancock, New Jersey was the world’s only disappearing gun battery that used hydraulic elevators to move the guns above a protective parapet wall. Battery Potter was also the first Endicott system battery to be partially armed.
Canon EOS 20D 17mm F/9.0 ISO-100

National Register of Historic Places :
Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District(added 1980 – District – #80002505) Also known as Fort Hancock NJ 36, Fort Hancock and vicinity

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