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Hot Metal Photos - Section Five

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COSSAR FLAT-BED WEB PRESS - Thanks to David Philips for sending in these pictures of a historical press from Scotland, UK.

McWHAN PRINTERS - An entire letterpress print-shop looking for a good home.

EARLY TYPESETTING MACHINES - Illustrations of 12 very early typesetting machines.

BLUE STREAK LINOTYPES - Half a dozen illustrations of these American machines.

CZECH PRINT WORKS - Mirek Subrt sent in these photos of his print plant, including a Model B Intertype and Phoenix Press.

ACKLEY WORLD JOURNAL - Photos taken in 1955 and 1983 — including one of Jim Daggs who sent them in.

GOSS UNITUBULAR PRESS - Casting a stereo plate for this newspaper press, and picture of the pressrun.

QUINCY PATRIOT LEDGER - Pictures taken in the composing room of this newspaper.

LINECASTER ADVERTISEMENTS - Early advertisements for an Intertype Model D-s.m. and Model 12 Linograph.

LINOTYPE MODEL 14 BROCHURE - A 1920s brochure for the Model 14 Linotype produced by the Chicago Mergenthaler office.

MEXICO CITY NEWSPAPERS - Pictures from El Imparcial and El Universal sent in by Luis Garcia.

THE NEW LINOTYPE - An 1890 Mergenthaler Printing Company document describes the "New Linotype" to prospective customers.

WITHY GROVE, MANCHESTER - More pictures from this giant plant which produced the Northern editions of UK national newspapers.

LINOTYPE COMET 300 TTS - A Linotype Comet 300, with Fairchild TTS unit in full operational condition.

MODEL F ELROD - Andy Taylor sent in these photographs of his "brand new" Elrod strip-caster.


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