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Making a Cannon the Old Fashion Way

how cannons were made

How did they make cannons way back in the day?

This great 1908 archival film shows how it was all done.

Step back in time and see how they made cannons the old-fashioned way.

YouTuber BFI shared quite an interesting vintage video. This footage shows how manufacturers built cannons 110 years ago.

The modern machining practices were certainly not up to today’s technology, but these workers still managed to build incredible weapons. It’s mesmerizing to watch the old-school style of building these giant things.

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Making a Cannon the Old Fashion Way