A John Olin owned Western Powder Company. Mr. Olin went on to acquire Winchester Firearms. He combined these two companies into what we know today as Winchester - both ammo and guns.
Many of Mr. Olin’s personal guns are kept at the Cody Firearms Museum in Cody, WY. If you’re traveling through that area, make certain to stop in – you will not be disappointed. If you can’t make it, come along on this video to learn more. Make sure to check into our Live the Legend blog from time to time to see more historic 150th Winchester Anniversary content.