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4.5 inch Gun M1
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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2013 - 03:18 PM UTC
This 4.5 inch Gun M1 is located off US 421 between Osgood and Napoleon, Indiana, not far south of Interstate 74. It is a centerpiece of a C. E. Reinking Memorial Park. These photos show details of this corps artillery piece, as well as weathering patterns for those interested.

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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2013 - 04:03 PM UTC
Interesting: gun SN 1, carriage SN 1; the prototypes. The recoil mechanism is SN 557 though. They made 426 complete guns and 233 spare recoil mechanisms, so that is one of the spares.

I wish I had known of this last year. I was in that area checking out military equipment and have never seen a 4.5-inch gun.