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Old June 24, 2015, 09:16 AM   #1
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Ever wonder what happened to all the great American gun factories?

This link was posted on another firearms forum I'm on. It shows what happened over the years to some of the firearms factories that were so prevalent in the New England region. Good read for firearms history buffs.

http://tincanbandit.blogspot.com/201...factories.html

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Old June 25, 2015, 07:48 PM   #2
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True of almost all of early New England factories, not just gun factories.
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Old June 30, 2015, 08:02 AM   #3
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That is my blog, I have always been interested in guns and history and I thought this was a sad chapter, but one that should be told

Also Gringo is correct, New England is rife with old, industrial revolution relics....many are being saved and re-purposed and many more just sit in ruins..
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