Corrosion of the embedded iron Totten shutters has severely damaged the masonry surrounding the opening

As the iron expanded, it pushed the brick apart, causing serious structural damage to Fort Jefferson's walls.
As the iron expanded, it pushed the brick apart, causing serious structural damage to Fort Jefferson's walls.
 

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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