Photo Gallery 1 - Battery Russell, Hammond, Oregon
 
 

Battery Russell, located in Fort Stevens State Park, at Hammond, Oregon, was completed being built in August of 1904. Battery Russell was the only US fortification in the lower 48 states to come under fire by a foreign power since 1814 when a Japanese submarine fired several shells toward the battery on June 20, 1942.

 

BR-102, CG Peters Photography, Astoria, Oregon
BR-102
Huge rings anchored the gun mounts

 

BR-103, CG Peters Photography, Astoria, Oregon
BR-103
Gun Ring

 

BR-104, CG Peters Photography, Astoria, Oregon
BR-104
Fireplace

 

BR-105, CG Peters Photography, Astoria, Oregon
BR-105
Gun Mount

 

BR-106, CG Peters Photography, Astoria, Oregon
BR-106
Spooky Down Here

 

BR-108, CG Peters Photography, Astoria, Oregon
BR-108
Another Dizzy Walk

 


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