Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Filling Room / Brig, Fort Trumbull, 2009

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This picture is of what was originally known as the "Gun Powder Filling Room," when the fort was first built. In later years most artillery ammunition cartridges came "pre-filled" (with gun powder) and the filling room was no longer needed. It was then turned into a brig (prison room) as the heavy iron-barred door and interior window spaces indicate.

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