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New Book Provides a Photographic History of the Collins Company

??????????Despite the allure of the Collins Company, there’s been a dearth of volumes dedicated solely to the factory.

Volunteers at the Canton Historical Museum are looking to change that, starting with the recently released “The Collins Company of Collinsville, Connecticut.”

The book, compiled by Thomas Dunmore Ayres, Kathleen McLeod Taylor and photographer Gregory Kriss, was designed to provide a photo history of the factory, from its opening in 1826 until the doors were shuttered in 1966. … Continue Reading


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