Thanks to John S Smith, a retired Linotype operator, for sending in these pictures taken at the Daily Telegraph just before the demise of hot metal.
Or in John's own words: "These photos were taken just before the demise of the best club in the world, Fleet Street."
Len Reid, Len Rasen and Dave Carter
The Snake Pit. Says John: "The snake pit at the end of D and E row was so called because of the extreme temperature in the summer"