A Winslow gun barrel on display at Eastern Shore of Virginia Refuge

A concrete bunker covered in vegetation and a long gun barrel protruding from the front with a mounted projectile in front

A Winslow gun barrel on display at Eastern Shore of Virginia Refuge

This gun could hurl 2,100-pound, armor-piercing projectiles 25 miles. Traveling at 1,834 mph, the projectiles met their target in less than 1 minute.
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Aubrey Kurtz/USFWS
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Wildlife refuges