Originally Posted by Tom
Eddystone was an Army arsenal operated by Remington. In WWI, I believe they made 1917 Enfield rifles in .30-06 for the US. They were also mady by Remington at their plant and by Winchester. An Eddystone rifle is, I believe, a 1917 Enfield made at Eddystone. I do not think they made 1903 Springfields at Eddystone. I could be wrong.
the remington arms opened in 1916,fully operating 1917 and you are correct enfield rifles for ww1 allies. another little tidbit down the street the eddystone ammunition corp.made shells for the russian army,6mo later 4/10/1917,the eddystone explosion occurred @the E.A.C. 132 died mostly young girls and 52 unidentified the 52 were burried mass grave.it was believed it was sabotoge by russian leon trotsky to prevent the new democratic gov from recieving the shells.all this can be looked up.am an eddystoner and remember being told this by relatives my grand mother marion who died giving birth to dad and her father andrew cassidy then pres of their building and loan then first mayor.the dead were mostly young girls.