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Warrenton in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hot Lead Line-O-Type

 
 
Hot Lead Line-O-Type Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, June 13, 2020
1. Hot Lead Line-O-Type Marker
Inscription.  
Used to set newspaper type at the Fauquier Democrat 1936-1975.

This machine required 30,000 steps to build. It has more moving parts than anything ever made by man.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
 
Location. 38° 42.761′ N, 77° 47.74′ W. Marker is in Warrenton, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is on Culpeper Street just north of East Lee Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 Culpeper St, Warrenton VA 20186, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fauquier Times-Democrat (here, next to this marker); Norris Tavern / The Warren Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Warrenton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "In Honor and Remembrance" (about 400 feet away); John Marshall (about 400 feet away); Executions in the Yard (about 400 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Concrete Bench (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warrenton.
 
Hot Lead Line-O-Type Display image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, June 13, 2020
2. Hot Lead Line-O-Type Display
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Oct. 7, 2022