Please follow along with our full restoration of our artillery gun that stands out side of American Legion, Jeff Davis Post 18. The Gun was used by the US Army and is a M9A1 field gun, number 1879 that was found on the cannon model plate . Produced by Rock Island Arsenal in 1944, and decommissioned after WWII. We will add photos and details as we progress along.
Moving the Field Gun:
Tearing out old concrete pad:
Sandblasting and Primer:
Painting of the gun in WWII Olive Drab:
Framing the pad, and pouring of the concrete
Replacing the gun onto the new pad
Construction of the Sandbag Wall