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The Detroit news: eighteen hundred and seventy-three, nineteen hundred and seventeen, a record of progress: . o i I a. o X The Press Room. A LL the world thrills in the presence of any stupendous and perfect machine;L^L and wherever newspapers expose their rumbling, racing presses to the^ *• public view, there will be found faces flattened against window panesand eyes rounded. In The News building not alone is the entire press andmailing room visible from the street, but a balcony projects from the mezzaninefloor, whereon the thousand visitors who are guided through the building eachmonth may

The Detroit news: eighteen hundred and seventy-three, nineteen hundred and seventeen, a record of progress: . o i I a. o X The Press Room. A LL the world thrills in the presence of any stupendous and perfect machine;L^L and wherever newspapers expose their rumbling, racing presses to the^ *• public view, there will be found faces flattened against window panesand eyes rounded. In The News building not alone is the entire press andmailing room visible from the street, but a balcony projects from the mezzaninefloor, whereon the thousand visitors who are guided through the building eachmonth may Stock Photo
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The Detroit news: eighteen hundred and seventy-three, nineteen hundred and seventeen, a record of progress: . o i I a. o X The Press Room. A LL the world thrills in the presence of any stupendous and perfect machine;L^L and wherever newspapers expose their rumbling, racing presses to the^ *• public view, there will be found faces flattened against window panesand eyes rounded. In The News building not alone is the entire press andmailing room visible from the street, but a balcony projects from the mezzaninefloor, whereon the thousand visitors who are guided through the building eachmonth may stand and survey, with unobstructed view, a workplace half the sizeof the average city block. When The Detroit News was established in 1873, the web perfectingpress, a machine which would print both sides of the paper at once from aroll, or reel, of paper was but eight years old and in use in very few publishingplants. Its inventor, NA/illiam A. Bullock, had been killed in one of his ownpresses two years after he devised it. Mr. Scripps had to content himself in the beginning with an old four^cylinderpress, pur

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