Fort Delaware State Park

Delaware City, Delaware

Access to Fort Delaware is by ferry.
Call the Park Office for this season's schedule.

Prison Camp Trail

Moving Munitions

A rail system was installed in the 1890s for moving ammunition and other supplies around the island. Mines, also called torpedoes, were moved from the torpedo shed near the fort to the point where they would be placed in the river. The rail car was also employed to transport ammunition and supplies from the dock to the fort.

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