These cannons are used by the judges at the starting and finishing lines for sailboat races. They were purchased by Calhoun Yacht Club August 27, 1936. these are 10 gage cannons, black powder, smmoth bore and manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. The cost was $19.80. These cannons give off a puff of smoke that can be seen anywhere on the lake.
E Scow racing on Lake Calhoun at the Aquatennial Regatta. This boat was built at Johnson Boat Works, White Bear Lake. Don Whiting is preparing to step forward to remove the spinnaker pole. The skipper is Erle Reiter