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Phoenix Shot Tower

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When it was built in 1828, the Tower was America's tallest building at 215'9"
When it was built in...
The Tower still has its original steel doors.
The Tower still has ...
From 1828 - 1898, the Tower produced 2.5 million pounds of drop shot annually.
From 1828 - 1898, th...
View from the Top - South
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View from the Top - West
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View from the Top - North
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View from the Top - South
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View from the Top (Historic) West
View from the Top (H...
Historic Shot Tower Sales Brochure
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Shot Tower from Front Street
Shot Tower from Fron...
Shot Tower from Fayette St.
Shot Tower from Faye...
Shot Tower at Fayette and Front Sts.
Shot Tower at Fayett...
The Old Shot Tower
The Old Shot Tower
In 1924 Baltimore citizens rallied to save the Tower from Demolition.
In 1924 Baltimore ci...
Looking up at the first set of Shot Tower Stairs.  The wavy track on the right was a guide for the dumb waiter that took materials to the top.
Looking up at the fi...
Looking down at the Shot Tower's wooden stair.  The Tower narrows as it rises.
Looking down at the ...
Looking down the Shot Tower's center where lead was dropped.
Looking down the Sho...
Looking down the shaft - lead drops fell from this height to cool and become perfectly spherical.
Looking down the sha...
Looking down the Shot Tower's center from the 13th level (approx 145 feet up)
Looking down the Sho...
The last 70 feet of the ascent is by a spiral metal stair.
The last 70 feet of ...
70 more feet to the top!
70 more feet to the ...
Detail of the spiral stair leading to the top
Detail of the spiral...
Looking up at the top 70' of tower
Looking up at the to...
Hope Against Hope with Current - Shot Tower Oct 2010.01
Hope Against Hope wi...
Hope Against Hope with Current  - Shot Tower Oct 2010.03
Hope Against Hope wi...
Hope Against Hope with Current  - Shot Tower Oct 2010.02
Hope Against Hope wi...
Hope Against Hope with Current  - Shot Tower Oct 2010.04
Hope Against Hope wi...
Hope Against Hope with Current  - Shot Tower Oct 2010.05
Hope Against Hope wi...
The Tower is one of Baltimore's most recognizable landmarks.
The Tower is one of ...