Small Colorado Paper Still Printing Using Traditional Linotype Method

Blocks of metal type slugs that were created a vintage hot metal Linotype typesetting machine sit on a table the Saguache Crescent newspaper on January 18, 2016 in Saguache, Colorado. The Saguache Crescent newspaper is the last newspaper in the United States that is produced using a Linotype hot metal typesetting machine. Dean Coombs, the paper's owner and editor, has been publishing the small town newspaper once a week using a Linotype machine that was purchased new in 1921, a few years after his family took over the paper in 1917. Coombs has been running the business by himself for the past 38 years and has no plans of shutting its doors anytime soon. Most newspapers discontinued the use of Linotypes over 40 years ago and were replaced with offset lithography printing and computer typesetting. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Blocks of metal type slugs that were created a vintage hot metal Linotype typesetting machine sit on a table the Saguache Crescent newspaper on January 18, 2016 in Saguache, Colorado. The Saguache Crescent newspaper is the last newspaper in the United States that is produced using a Linotype hot metal typesetting machine. Dean Coombs, the paper’s owner and editor, has been publishing the small town newspaper once a week using a Linotype machine that was purchased new in 1921, a few years after his family took over the paper in 1917. Coombs has been running the business by himself for the past 38 years and has no plans of shutting its doors anytime soon. Most newspapers discontinued the use of Linotypes over 40 years ago and were replaced with offset lithography printing and computer typesetting. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)