springfield armory

The Springfield Armory, located in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, was the primary center for the manufacture of United States military firearms from 1777 until its closing in 1968. The site is preserved as the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Western Massachusetts' only unit of the national park system. It features the world's largest collection of historic American firearms.
Famous first as the United States' primary arsenal during the American Revolutionary War, and then as the scene of a confrontation during Shays' Rebellion, the Springfield Armory in the 19th and 20th centuries became the site of numerous technological innovations of global importance, including interchangeable parts, the assembly line style of mass production, and modern business practices, such as hourly wages. Numerous firearm models produced at the Springfield Armory from 1794 to 1968 were referred to as "Springfield rifles".

View More On Wikipedia.org

    Recent Content Tagged With springfield armory

  1. SO541
  2. parsons_12b
  3. benchmark
  4. moderndave
  5. MW in OR
  7. seller1002
  8. cHaOsReX
  9. oregonnash
  10. Z-PDX
  11. SynapticSilence
  12. Shawn424
  13. wolfcreed
  14. abartpear
  15. jessvond
  16. Spaz
  17. peteg
  18. pdx1
  19. Ek9san
  20. Marine Airedale