Military personnel also salute during the passing of a caisson or hearse in a military funeral.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
Some of them were mounted, others were on foot, some on artillery caissons, and all full of fight.
"How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887" by George W. Peck
A caisson used instead of gates for a dry-dock.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The massive piers were sunk to the bed-rock by means of metal caissons.
"James B. Eads" by Louis How
The guns are so heavy that they each have eight horses to drag them, and the caissons have six.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
Compressed air is used to work the sliding caissons which close the entrances of the docks and closed basin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
The guns and caissons at the first uncritical glance looked like junk, but a second look revealed the error.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
Some of the men are fearfully burnt from the explosion of artillery caissons.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
The explosion of a caisson was terrific.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
Our horses were not very strong, and after they had dragged the guns and caissons about a mile, their strength was gone.
"Campaign of Battery D, First Rhode Island light artillery." by Ezra Knight Parker
I am a sleepless
Maker of rust and rot
In your bastioned fastenings,
"Under" by Carl Sandburg
Hour by hour the caissons reach down to the rock of the
earth and hold the building to a turning planet.
Hour by hour the girders play as ribs and reach out and
hold together the stone walls and floors.
"Skyscraper" by Carl Sandburg
Glory and honor and fame; the pomp that a soldier prizes;
The league-long waving line as the marching falls and rises;
Rumbling of caissons and guns; the clatter of horses' feet,
And a million awe-struck faces far down the waiting street.
"Sherman" by Richard Watson Gilder