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Ross Factory - Sir Sam Hughes - We were there
Inside the Ross Rifle Factory, Quebec City, ca. 1900-1905
To Sir Sam Hughes and other politicians, the Ross Rifle had the advantage of being Canadian-made. However, the Ross factory in Quebec City could not withstand the severe blow of the challenge to the weapon’s reliability. The firm was expropriated by the government in the spring of 1917.
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