Mancos Common Press restoration almost finished

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Mancos Common Press restoration almost finished

Historical newspaper building to be used for education, small-scale printing
The Cranston press is a rare artifact nationally. Its size makes it somewhat dangerous to operate, though, so Mancos Common Press members say that it will primarily be used for historical purposes.
The old Mancos Times-Tribune building is unique in that its interior remains largely intact, including many of the newspaper and printing artifacts from the early 1900s.
Artist Brad Goodell cleans the Platen press in advance of a printing demonstration at the Mancos Common Press open house on April 20.
Artist Brad Goodell demonstrates how to use the Platen letter press, printing a small copy of the Mancos Common Press logo.
Mancos Common Press members hope to use the old Mancos Times-Tribune building as an educational space and facility for graphic artists.

Mancos Common Press restoration almost finished

The Cranston press is a rare artifact nationally. Its size makes it somewhat dangerous to operate, though, so Mancos Common Press members say that it will primarily be used for historical purposes.
The old Mancos Times-Tribune building is unique in that its interior remains largely intact, including many of the newspaper and printing artifacts from the early 1900s.
Artist Brad Goodell cleans the Platen press in advance of a printing demonstration at the Mancos Common Press open house on April 20.
Artist Brad Goodell demonstrates how to use the Platen letter press, printing a small copy of the Mancos Common Press logo.
Mancos Common Press members hope to use the old Mancos Times-Tribune building as an educational space and facility for graphic artists.
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