Follow us inside “the nation’s largest printing plant”

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Caroline Marsden

Thursday, February 7, Journalism and AP Government attended a tour of the Los Angeles Times Printing Plant in Downtown Los Angeles.

A copy of the original printing press of the L.A Times. The L.A Times was founded in 1881. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

A statue of a man reading the paper in the lobby. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

Prototype papers in the disposal bin. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

Rolls of paper being printed, these rolls usually run out in a few hours. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

Rolls of paper ready to be printed on. These are moved by fork lift and weigh over 1,000 pounds. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

Students preparing to enter the L.A. Times printing center. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

Students waiting to get back on the bus after getting lunch at Grand Central Market. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

The students visited Thursday. They got to see some of Sunday’s paper. Photo by: Caroline Marsden

 

The Times has room lit with each of the primary colors, involved in the printing process. Pictured here is the yellow room. Photo by: Caroline Marsden