Two men working at drop forging machinery at the Armory.
Workers in Building 21 at drop forging equipment.

Photo Credit: Springfield Armory NHS Archives

Created in partnership with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, this site includes lesson plans, primary source materials, images and additional materials to support educational programs about the development of industrial interchangeable manufacturing at Springfield Armory.
Sparks fly from a forging machine
Sparks flying from a CECO Forging Machine.

Photo Credit: Springfield Armory NHS Archives

The Industrial Revolution in the National Parks

The National Park Service has numerous sites that relate to the Industrial Revolution. Here you are able to connect with other parks related to the Industrial Revolution along with addtional resources.
A display of firearms made at Springfield Armory at an exposition with other displays in the background.
Springfield Armory display at the Eastern States Exposition in 1937.

Photo Credit: Springfield Armory NHS Archives.

Springfield Armory Museum and Archival Research

Research the museum collections and archives for information about our firearms and the history of Springfield Armory.

Last updated: January 15, 2021

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