The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Spring 1985, Volume 31, Number 2
Thomas L. Scharf, Editor
Attribute of a Polygonal Casemated Fortification.
Point Loma and Ballast Point about 1890.
Ballast Point around the turn-of-the-century with the four-gun emplacement of Battery Wilkeson.
Proposed Barbette Battery, Ballast Point
Field of Fire of Battery for Ballast Point
Earth-covered casemated galleries for infantry musketmen to cover gun emplacements.
Cross-sections of the proposed Ballast Point Fort.
THE PHOTOGRAPHS are from the San Diego History Center’s Title Insurance and Trust Collection. Drawings are courtesy of the U.S. National Archives.