Chronology of Site Preparation, Transportation, and Preservation of the BB-38 Guns
Fall 2008 - Building the foundation for the mounts for two guns.
Lifting the first gun from storage at Dahlgren, Va.
May 20, 2009 - The guns arrive at Boalsburg.
Lifting the first gun to its temporary support where it will undergo restoration.
Restoration work underway.
Restoration complete, the first gun is lifted into place.
The second gun nearly in place.
Data plate from the breech of the port gun just before primer was applied.
Tampions installed and restoration work for 2009 completed.