August 28th Work Progress Photos Page 2 of 3

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August 28th Photo #6
A view of the Center Gun (Repeat) and it's rolling carriage
in Turret #1 taken from the pit below the gun.  Note the 
long worm gear at the right used to elevate the gun.
August 28th Photo #7
Sailor Art found on Deck 2 below Turret #1.  I believe these
motors are used to rotate the turret into the desired position.
August 28th Photo #8
Three decks below the gun room is the shell room 
where the 16" shells are stored and hoisted to the guns. 
August 28th Photo #9
A picture of one of the shell hoists
August 28th Photo #10
I've got my finger on the trigger
of one of those big 16-inchers.
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