The Remington Collection
E. Remington & Sons began business in 1815 when young Eliphalet Remington had previously asked his father for a gun and was refused.  He promptly started the task of designing and building his own and then entering a local sharpshooting contest where he won second place. He began taking orders for more rifles and so began one of Americas greatest arms manufacturers.

Fifty-two years later, a Western Union Chief Telegraph operator by the name of Christopher Latham Sholes began working on a way to mechanize writing.  There were earlier attempts to do the same thing, but no one quite got the job done.  Success did not come overnight for Shole (more...)

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