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Saguache Crescent--The Last Letterpress Newspaper (26 images)

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The Sguache Crescent is a weekly newspaper in the San Juan Valley of Colorado. Its distinction is that it is the last (or one of the last) letterset newspapers in the U.S. and each character of text published is composed and produced on vintage Linotype machines, which ruled the publishing world for much of the 20th century until they were replaced by photo composed typesetting and computers. Dean Coombs, its owner and publisher, is a third generation newspaperman since his family purchased...
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