Tag: guns

  • Shot Towers

    Shot Towers

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    Is it some sort of munitions testing facility? Why build it in downtown Baltimore? There’s a reason for everything, and then I found out there were lots of them, and some are still around, almost 200 years and several technological revolutions later.

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Past Article

Timothy Van Staden

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In an up-coming article Postcard History readers will discover, in an article about military post office operations that mail from the homeland to the battlelines was thought by military brass to be essential and it took priority – often in front of guns and bullets. It is safe to say any mail – even nonsense “Come On” postcards like these would be welcomed.

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