Using shot for money was a good thing for the government; the metal cost nothing, and the money couldn't be counterfeited, for I was the only person in the kingdom who knew how to manage a shot tower
. "Paying the shot" soon came to be a common phrase.
Witnessed it killing the pigeon, circling for more food, diving at up to 200mph and ripping the head off the pigeon!" While fellow snapper James, who also captured some fabulous images, said: "I thought you may be interested in some pictures of the shot tower
Community leaders have hoped that redeveloping the old Hendler Creamery building would help tie together a series of new investments in the Jonestown neighborhood.Despite the community's historic nature and attractions like the Phoenix Shot Tower
and the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, Jonestown isn't as well known as other city neighborhoods, boosters acknowledge.
The steel framework is taking shape for a residential scheme based aroundChester's historic 18th century shot tower
and former lead works.
On Monday co-defendant David Bradshaw, of Shot Tower
Close, Chester, had a criminal benefit of PS138,000 and a PS98,000 confiscation order was made in his case.
On Monday, I managed to walk through a wooded park in West London and spotted a tall tower by its lustrous top in the morning sunlight and commanding presence in the distance - a shot tower
"The other factor that made us choose a Duo was its relatively small footprint as space is always at a premium in any factory setting and ours is no exception, especially as we are experiencing continual growth at the moment and need to ensure our Gamebore Shotwell Tower, the only working shot tower
in the UK, is able to meet the increase in orders.
There would also be a ride called Space Shot Tower
which hurls thrillseekers almost 180ft into the air.
Speaking of shot, Aguila has its own shot tower
and keeps an eye on every step of the loading process; ensuring a high level of quality control.
Below, Elswick 'shot tower
' captured by photographer Jimmy Forsyth in 1956.
These include two fine carriage houses, a Romanian Orthodox church, other intriguing Christian places of worship, a most unusual old shot tower
, two notable synagogues from past and present, structures once housing a classic bank and firehouse, and residences only to be found in the Quaker City.
Not "game" as in the classic sense of an elegantly understated British side-by-side, but something resembling what a Civil War-era press agent--in describing the Spencer Carbine--referred to as a "horizontal shot tower
." In other words, a delivery system for quickly putting as much birdshot, buckshot or slugs downrange to allow you to smack stuff down faster than the other guys.