Historical Images of Philadelphia
Winans Steam Gun
Captured by Colonel Jones on the Way to Harper's Ferry
Image shows an engineer standing on the platform of the gun next to the tall chimney stack. Several men on the left look on in interest, and standing near the curved shield at the front stands a gentleman wearing a dress coat and top hat. Another operator stands at the front of the weapon.
Wood engraving from photograph. Published in Harper's Weekly, May 25, 1861.
HMI Civil War Box 1
Print and Picture Collection