colfax connection

Local Masonic chapter began in Illinoistown in 1854

Easily the most prominent building in historic Colfax is the Masonic Hall. The red brick and ornate style attribute to its unique nature among the other rather plain buildings on t ...

Bear River Canal has 150-plus year history

The Bear River Canal has a history that dates back 159 years. According to Pat Jones, former Record editor and author of “The Colfax Connection,” J.R. Crandall and James Neal b ...