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Photos of the Linotype and letterpress machines at Woodside Press in Brooklyn. Check out the video of them in action here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mFtroOIv3o

Photos of the Linotype and letterpress machines at Woodside Press in Brooklyn. Check out the video of them in action here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mFtroOIv3o

Imagine a gas powered desktop publishing system that weighed several tons, leaked oil, had thousands of moving parts, its own boiler full of molten lead and a keyboard where you couldn’t see what you had typed.

These were the machines that laid out the pages of newspapers till the 80s, and to give some idea of how recent this technology was used, they were manufactured until after the release of the Apple computer. Linotype had a virtual monopoly on the typesetting of newspapers for a…

Imagine a gas powered desktop publishing system that weighed several tons, leaked oil, had thousands of moving parts, its own boiler full of molten lead and a keyboard where you couldn’t see what you had typed. These were the machines that laid out the pages of newspapers till the 80s, and to give some idea of how recent this technology was used, they were manufactured until after the release of the Apple computer. Linotype had a virtual monopoly on the typesetting of newspapers for a…

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