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  • Gabions with cannon, from a late 16th century illustration. Gabions (from Italian gabbione meaning "big cage"; from Italian gabbia and Latin cavea meaning "cage") are cages, cylinders, or boxes filled with soil or sand that are. — “Gabion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Sack Gabions in Casalecchio di Reno. Bridge abutment with gabions. In the year 1893, in Casalecchio di Reno near Bologna, Italy, for the first time large amounts of wire mesh Maccaferri sack gabions were used to repair dams destroyed by a flood of the river Reno. — “Maccaferri gabions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • [edit] Cannon with gabions. Original - Cannon with gabions, from a late sixteenth century illustration. Reason. When illustrating historical concepts it's informative to have illustrations from that period. This comes from an engineering treatise published in 1588. — “Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Cannon with gabions”, en.wikipedia.org

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