The Thunderer

The Chicago World's Fair

The Thunderer

This massive piece of artillery, created by the Krupp company of Germany, has a bore of 42 cm, is 14 meters long and weighs 122.4 metric tons. With a range of 15 miles and a projectile weight of up to 2,500 pounds that can penetrate a three ft thick iron plate at 2,200 yards this gun creates peace from a distance. Along with this massive gun are many other guns that are mounted on a center pivot carriage, armor plate forgings, molded steel castings,and pressed and forged steel items all produced by the Krupp company. Be here, be amazed