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275065 Paul Honore <lawnguy44@g...> 2022‑01‑08 Re: How did they make and move giant grindstones and mill stones before machines?
Here's a interesting article about the Collins Company of Collinsville CT


which probably was the biggest maker of edge tools in CT at one time.  I 
believe the pikes for John Brown's raid  on the Harpers Ferry arsenal 
even came from Collinsville . The factory buildings are mostly still 
there but are slowly falling apart


Paul H.

Recent Bios FAQ