Picker John Norris shows off circa 1600s cannon discovered in abandoned storage locker. (Wendy Leigh / South Whidbey Record)

Picker John Norris shows off circa 1600s cannon discovered in abandoned storage locker. (Wendy Leigh / South Whidbey Record)

17th century cannon found in storage unit by Whidbey picker

The Southeast Asian swivel rail gun was common from the 1600s through the early 1860s.

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