Photos of America’s early gun makers holding their firearms have been colorized as the United States recovers from its second mass shooting in just five weeks.
The first successful machine gun, a semi-automatic shotgun and the Winchester repeating rifle are all featured in photographs colorized by 39-year-old Matt Loughrey of My Colorful Past, based in Westport, Ireland.
While many of the guns were created while the United States was in the midst of war, it’s likely none of the inventors could imagine what their creations would evolve into, with much of the United States having access to semi-automatic rifles and a number of other deadly firearms.
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