17 Photos - Mar 16, 2013
Photo: Photo: Photo: Layout of the Collins House showing the oldest section labeled B and the newer section labeled A. Morrell, et al., 1982, Cultural Resource Survey of the Historic Collins House and the Marcal Paper Company Property Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey.Photo: Collins house circled in red. Morris Canal Inclined Plane 11 East on the right. Diamond Paper Mill where Kinder Towers is currently located. Mueller, Atlas of Essex County, 1906.Photo: Illustration of Inclined Plane 11 East in Bloomfield from Scientific American, May 20, 1882. The house in the upper-left represents the Collins House, but is not an accurate depiction of the house’s location. Personal collection of Richard Rockwell.Photo: Collins House in the 1960sPhoto: Photo taken from the Baldwin Street Bridge over Third River. Collins House on right, paper mill in background. Photo by Charles Warren Eaton, in the Priscilla Douglas Polkinghorn Collection, Historical Society of Bloomfield.Photo: Baldwin Street Bridge over the Morris Canal at the bottom of Inclined Plane 11 East. Collins House on the left, McNair homestead on the right.Photo: Collins House in the 1970s.  Photo by Frederick BranchPhoto: Collins House, December 2011Photo: One of the brown sandstone fireplaces in the basement. April, 2012.Photo: Cornerstone dated 1759. December, 2011.Photo: Millstone covering a well on the property. December, 2011.Photo: Front wall of house with section exposed showing rubble nogging construction. December, 2011Photo: Section of rear wall exposed showing rubble nogging construction. December, 2011.Photo: Postcard photo on the tow path of the Morris Canal at the bottom of Inclined Plane 11 East. McNair homestead on the right, Collins House center. Bridges are Baldwin Street - left is over Third River, right is over the Morris Canal. Historical Society of Bloomfield.Photo: Back of the Collins House is visible on the right in this postcard photo of the Inclined Plane.