…can be found at this link. The code is different and they just start automatically, which is a pain, so I didn’t put them on this page directly. Here you can see the second part of the Linotype machine video and another one from the Chicago Tribune called “From Trees to Tribunes.” Enjoy.
Old “hot type” journalists will remember fondly these Rube Goldberg devices. Younger journalists will probably wonder how in the world we ever got a paper out with such technology. You know, Gutenberg was setting type letter by letter in the late 1400s. I read somewhere that he would not have felt terribly out of place in the composing room of the 1950s.