Bidding farewell to the Herald-Tribune’s printing press
Since 1983, rain or shine, on weekends, holidays and all points in between, copies of the Herald-Tribune have flashed through machinery with so many moving parts it evokes Rube Goldberg schematics.
Counting 18 units combining for more than 1,000 tons, including four towers standing some four stories high from basement level, plus a lateral spread of roughly 200 feet, the Goss Metroliner printing press located in a modified 106,000-square-foot warehouse at 1800 University Parkway is a marvel of mass production, even in its obsolescence. And when it completes its final press run tonight, it will go dark forever and join so many other descendants of the Industrial Revolution – in the scrapyard.
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