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Historic Lansing, MI siren photos

Fri Apr 19, 2024 10:42 pm

I was looking around on the CADL photo archive, when some photos caught my attention. I was looking around for civil defense pictures when I found these two photos:

1. (description from archive)
"Men looking at heavy equipment, at either the north or south side entrance to the Michigan capitol building." If i'm not mistaken, I think I might have just found another picture of Big Bertha. (it might be hard to see it since it's smaller)
Big Bertha?
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2. (description from archive)
"Air raid sirens on power house, Michigan State College, East Lansing, Mich." These are what it looks like to be steam whistles. I actually didn't know this until now that East Lansing actually had these!
Steam whistles
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These were the only ones I could find. There might actually be more historic images of sirens in this area!
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Re: Historic Lansing, MI siren photos

Thu Apr 25, 2024 6:03 pm

That definitely looks like Big Bertha to me.
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