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Printers’ Hall recreates a working print shop with a Babcock cylinder press

Setting up the Babcock, with a 2-page spread on the composition table in the foreground.
Setting up the Babcock, with a 2-page spread on the composition table in the foreground. The process requires a deft touch and infinite patience. “You’re running a thin sheet of newsprint through cast iron machinery,” says pressman Jim Daggs.
Leslie C. McManus