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Hot Metal Photos - Section Ten

A collection of photographs sent in by users of this site. The photos are arranged into several sections, use the menu on the left to browse the sections.

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LINOTYPE WAPITI (ELK) - A sculpture, made from old Linotype parts, outside Castlegar City Hall, British Columbia, Canada.

BECK ISLE MUSEUM - Pictures of a recreated Victorian printing office at this museum in Pickering, North Yorkshire.

JOHN JARROLD PRINTING MUSEUM - Pictures taken at this large printing museum in Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

DAVID EVANS, A NEW ERA, 2011 - Pictures, and video, of Heidelberg presses being moved from Airedale Products, Halifax, UK to new premises in Mytholmroyd.

BRUSSELS PRINT SHOP - Pictures of Robert Clerebaut's father's print shop in Brussels, Belgium.

STEMPEL TYPE FOUNDRY - Four pages of photographs taken at this working museum in Darmstadt, Germany.

200,000th HEIDELBERG PRESS - Don Mountain sent in this article, with pictures, that documents the completion of the 200,000th Heidelberg in December 1968.

DAILY TELEGRAPH - John S Smith sent in these pictures taken in the composing area of the Daily Telegraph just before the demise of hot metal.

FLEET STREET EXPOSED - Five pages of cartoons, drawn by Tony Hall, from this 1982 calendar, sent in by Graeme How.

ELROD MODEL F - Video of this stripcasting machine being started up, and run, by Andy Taylor.

YORKSHIRE EVENING PRESS, 1984 - Bruce Anderton sent in these pictures, recently digitised from photographic slides.

BRADFORD TELEGRAPH AND ARGUS, 1970 - Front pages and linecasters photographed in Bradford, UK in 1970.

URBAN COTTAGE INDUSTRIES - Three pages of pics of this letterpress shop in Mytholmroyd, UK. Includes pictures of an unusual Intertype.

ELROD CASTING 36PT - Video of Andy Taylor, at the Elrod Press, producing 36pt mounting material for 8-guage magnesium plates.

VICTORIA ART PLATEN - Video of this old platen press in action at the Elrod Press.

LINOTYPE MODEL 78 - Video of this later Linotype machine in action at the Amberley Museum, near Arundel, West Sussex, UK.

SHIELDS GAZETTE CENTENARY - Extracts from this 1949 publication, celebrating 100 years of this NE England daily newspaper.

THE DOMINION, NEW ZEALAND - Three pages of photographs taken in 1975 and 1976 by Kevin Brown.

ADANA 8X5 - Instructional video, showing how to set up and run a table-top press, the Adana 8X5.


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