In 1891 the Rochester Camera Mfg. Co. was founded by H. B. Carlton, the brother of Rochester Optical's founder W. F. Carlton. Later it became the Rochester Camera and Supply Co.. In 1899 it joined the new group Rochester Optical and Camera Co. which was taken over by Kodak in 1903. A main product line of Rochester Camera and Supply were the Poco folding cameras. The cameras were equipped with RCCo or Bausch & Lomb shutter.

photography related industry in Rochester (New York)
American Camera | Bausch & Lomb | Blair | Century | Crown Optical Co. | Elgeet | Folmer & Schwing | Gassner and Marx | Graflex | Gundlach | Ilex | JML | Kodak | Milburn | Monroe | PMC | Ray | Reichenbach, Morey and Will | Rochester Camera and Supply Co. | Rochester Optical Co. | Seneca | Sunart | Walker | Wollensak
and in Rochester (Minnesota)
external links - Rudolf Kingslake's
"Optical industry in Rochester (N.Y.)"


  • Poco (4x5)
  • Pocket Poco (3 1/4 x 4 1/4)
  • Pocket Poco A (3 1/4 x 4 1/4 strut folder)
  • Poco View
  • Rochester View
  • Cycle Poco
  • Tele Photo Cycle Poco


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