The End of An Era
After 154 years of having a daily paper printed in Jacksonville, the presses have ran for the last time. Now the paper will be printed elsewhere. While I have never actually printed the paper, I have shot photos that have printed in it. In fact, if it wasn't for the Times-Union's influence, you would not be on this website right now!
I have bundled the papers, stacked them, taken inserts off of trucks, unloaded 900lb paper rolls off trucks, trained people on forklifts, ran the preprint insert machine, swept the floor, worked in commercial print, scheduled production, and made the printing plates. so basically every job to support production. Most of the people I have known for the last 4 years are now gone. Many have worked here over 30 years. So sad, but a sign of the times. I am thankful i could document this occurence though