Cortland Trap Company
Cortland, New York
Manufacturers of Cortland and Dwight Traps
WANTED: Any size Cortland and Dwight Traps
407 Spring Street
Groton, N.Y. 13073
Early on when I started collecting antique animal traps, I had a strong interest in a few particular trap companies that were located in
upstate New York near where I grew up. The Cortland Trap Company was originally located just up the road from where I grew up, so
naturally I was immediately interested in finding out as much as I could about the company. Below are a number of pictures of traps that
were offered by the Cortland Trap Company.
Dwight traps, which were also produced by the Cortland Trap Company, were unique in that they didn't have a cross piece on the base,
and they had an unusual projection coming off of the underside of one of the jaws, which was used in setting the trap.
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