Media in category ithaca gun company the following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 total. The gun manufacturer produced high end, hand assembled and crafted guns, making everything from pistols to center and rimfire rifles to muzzleloaders to shotguns. Financial setbacks facing the city of ithaca have led to a halt over the summer in the cleanup of debris around the site of the former ithaca gun. Ithaca gun company 37 shotgun parts for sale in stock ebay. Unfollow ithaca gun company to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Cleaning an ithaca model 37 with 725 cleaner posted on october 31, 2016 by slip 2000 the ithaca model 37 was one of the most popular pump action shotguns in the united states for a long time. The ithaca gun factory on east hill was another hazardous site, contaminated primarily with lead from the old factory. This action includes a portion of the fall creek neighborhood. For decades now, the ithaca gun factory on lake street has loomed over majestic ithaca falls like a grumbly old dragon holding an innocent village hostage. Shooting illustrated ithaca model 37 trench and riot gun.
Whether you have an ithaca model 37 or some other model that you wish to. Products by ithaca gun company wholesale hunter website. The ithaca gun company is a manufacturer of shotguns and rifles originally established in. New york state officials outlined a final remedy for the ithaca gun factory site adjacent to ithaca falls, probably the most notoriously polluted remnant of. Walter hangs request that governor cuomo reject the proposed no further action remedy for the ithaca falls overlook 7172017 request that epa include ithaca fallsithaca gun in the national priority list for federal superfund clean pursuant to new subsurface soil gas vapor intrusion rule 6202017. Ithaca gun company is still allamerican made farm and dairy. Things went well for the ithaca gun company for decades and in 1937, owner john browning introduced an allnew, repeating shotgun that. Carefully climbing a rusty ladder, missing rungs, gives access to the upper roof of the ithaca gun factory. Despite financial woes, gun factory cleanup continues by alexei adan september 9, 2009. With the cleanup s end in sight for the surrounding public land, plans for housing on the brownfield site are progressing.
Despite financial woes, gun factory cleanup continues the. Ithaca gun cleanup at standstill, safety concerns continue. The company was in the business of gun manufacture until 1916 when they were incorporated with ithaca gun company in ithaca. Parts and service price lists for the later model ithaca guns with assembly instructions and exploded drawings showing parts.
Local environmental activist walter hang holds a jar of used shotgun shells he collected along the face of the cliff next to the ithaca falls gorge, left over from the ithaca gun factory. Cant say enought great things about this book and the fact that it was signed by the author. It was scheduled to be replaced by development of an apartment complex on the cleaned land. Dec proposes final clean up strategy for troubled ithaca gun. Illustrated instructions for disassembly and cleaning of the m37 are included in our owners manual. Financial setbacks facing the city of ithaca have led to a halt over the summer in the cleanup of. Has many great pictures of the factory that are rarely seen. Cleanup efforts have taken place several times in the past, but lead. Dec recommends brownfield cleanup at former ithaca gun. Ithaca gun operated out of a factory on lake street from. Lead contamination concerns linger at ithaca falls and former gun factory 1022018. The company was formed in the late 1800s in ithaca. Feel free to contact ithaca gun company at your convenience and well be happy to get in touch with you.
I sincerely hope someone on this site can help me in some way. Nov 08, 2011 another video of the abandoned firearms actory in ithaca new york ignore the ghost of the gun title. Financial setbacks facing the city of ithaca have led to a halt over the summer in the cleanup. Lead contamination concerns linger at ithaca falls and former gun.
Ithaca gun building a new plant in myrtle beach, s. Ithaca gun company announces the release of the new venerable model 1911. The supplemental on the falls park senior housing project notes that the project is intended to qualify under ithacas green building policy under the easy path scoring system, and perhaps a bit disappointingly, the smokestack for ithaca gun, once intended for incorporation into the public space, will be coming down so that the ground. Ithaca gun company ithaca ith m37 deerslayer iii 20 gauge shotgun 26 barrel with base fully rifled barrel walnut ds32026a the model 37 has gained the reputation of being an easy gun to handle and point, and its reliable bottomeject action has long made. Dec seeks final public comment on ithaca gun cleanup. Gun factory cleanup site raises issues the cornell. The former morse chain company factory on south hill, now owned by emerson power transmission, was the site of extensive groundwater and soil contamination from its industrial operations. It has changed ownership several times over the years. Factory service ithaca gun company factory service contact. Gun factory cleanup site raises issues the cornell daily sun. Ithaca gun company shotgun parts for sale in stock ebay. The factory was condemned in march 2006 and only the smokestack remains.
Stock, barrel blueing, casecoloring, action cleaning, and recut engraving has made this piece as new as can be imagined. Housing to rise over formerly polluted ithaca gun site. Manufactured 100% right here in the usa at our factory in. The ithaca gun company has innovated and perfected the art and effectiveness of its numerous designs. The company was in the business of gun manufacture until 1916 when they were incorporated with ithaca gun company in ithaca, new york who continued with the lefever gun production until 1921. Dec seeks final public comment on ithaca gun cleanup the.
Firefighters then walked up the ithaca gun factorys former water sluice. This hoepfully last round of decontamination should be complete by the start of spring 2015. Ithaca gun company ithaca ith m37 deerslayer iii 20 gauge shotgun 26 barrel with base fully rifled barrel walnut ds32026a the model 37 has gained the reputation of being an easy gun to handle and point, and its reliable bottomeject action has long made it a favorite of both right and lefthanded shooters. The state departments of environmental conservation and health have determined the former ithaca gun factory site poses a significant threat. Dec proposes final clean up strategy for troubled ithaca gun site. A report states there is contaminated water and high levels of lead in surface soil. Ithaca restore ii ithaca gun factory w060 january 21, 2010 modification of the general project plan and authorization to make an additional grant grantee. The department of environmental conservation recently recommended the cleanup of potentially harmful contaminants at the site of the former ithaca gun factory on lake road, as part of new york states brownfield cleanup program. In december 2012, the city of ithaca submitted a brownfields cleanup grant proposal to the environmental protection agency for ithaca falls overlook, part of the former ithaca gun company factory. Sep 09, 2009 financial setbacks facing the city of ithaca have led to a halt over the summer in the cleanup of debris around the site of the former ithaca gun factory, whose demolition began last november. Jun 12, 2017 home news ithaca dec seeks final public comment on ithaca gun cleanup. This article is the third in a series examining the history of the ithaca gun factory. Walter hangs request that governor cuomo reject the proposed no further action remedy for the ithaca falls overlook 7172017 request that epa include ithaca falls ithaca gun in the national priority list for federal superfund clean pursuant to new subsurface soil gas vapor intrusion rule 6202017.
Find ithaca 37 featherlight shotgun parts, schematics and more from americas leading parts supplier since 1950, numrich gun parts corp. I have searched trying to find something about an old ithaca gun i have. Ithaca gun factory site declared a significant threat to public health. My wonderful husband of 30 years passed last year 5232010 due to sicknesses. Ifr development llc ithaca falls residences, a byproduct of travis hyde companies, hopes to present sketch plans for 45 units of clustered townhouses in. Aug 30, 2018 the department of environmental conservation recently recommended the cleanup of potentially harmful contaminants at the site of the former ithaca gun factory on lake road, as part of new york states brownfield cleanup program. Former ithaca gun factory site report recommends cleanup of. A look at the rubble left behind after the ithaca gun factory was demolished.
Kind of like redding in the old days when you could drive up to the factory and go in and pickup what you needed from. Cleanup, construction to rejuvenate ithaca gun site the. Report recommends cleanup of former ithaca gun factory site. Professional renowned restoration firm achieved a aaa rating for its work on my ithaca flues model. A remedial investigation revealed high concentrations of lead in surface soil over nearly the entire site. Ithaca gun first opened in 1880, on what is now known as gun hill, in ithaca, new york. During that time ithaca received a certificate of appreciation from the federal government for the improved manufacturing procedure for the triggers. Ithaca gun co parts and repair service ithaca gun co on. Although production of the lefever sidelock model designed by dan lefever ended, the ithaca gun company continued to use the lefever name on boxlock. The ithaca 37 or model 37 is a pumpaction shotgun made in large numbers for the civilian, military, and police markets. A man was rescued early saturday morning from an ithaca gorge. Parts for your ithaca gun company model 37 shotgun the ithaca gun company model 37 shotgun has been around in one incarnation or another since the late 1930s. The three other properties, including the offsite groundwater work, the portion of the gorge the epa has worked on, and the brownfield cleanup site, that were also part of the ithaca gun factory.
Home news ithaca dec seeks final public comment on ithaca gun cleanup. Whether you have an ithaca model 37 or some other model that you wish to upgrade, there are a variety of parts available to you. Gives an excellent history of the ithaca gun company and all the firearms. Ithaca gun company 420 n warpole st, upper sandusky, ohio 43351 rated 4. Epa to begin site work preparation at ithaca gun company site. Former ithaca gun factory offsite as mentioned above, work is being conducted by the nysdec and nysdoh as an offsite element of the brownfield cleanup program site. If you want to take proper care of your ithaca shotgun, highgrade gun parts will allow you to keep your firearms in good shape and increase their overall longevity. This shotgun can be used by both left and righthanders since shells are loaded and ejected from the bottom. Mar 17, 2014 sighting in episode on shooting usa about ithaca gun company duration. Manufactured 100% right here in the usa at our factory in upper sandusky, oh. Since its inception, ithaca has been dedicated to modifying and improving its definitive characteristics for each new generation.
Another piece from the ij, this one a meaty writeup on the ithaca gun cleanup progress. They began advertising the ithaca hawken in muzzleloader and other gun magazines at the beginning of 1977. Sighting in episode on shooting usa about ithaca gun company duration. Over its long history, ithaca gun absorbed a number of other gun manufacturers, including.175 479 593 1480 1646 1247 1186 802 1619 30 99 1254 215 923 484 1485 871 236 1031 424 1112 552 1637 325 1474 984 309 842 110 1035 286 606 1055 827 1492 684 451 529 627 73 460 980 1125 1370 1407