Bolton Emerson Americas: Hammond of Kalamazoo
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I know what you’re thinking. And you’re right. The reason I posted this image was to get “Kalamazoo” in the title. Had to do it. Guilty as charged.
Seriously, I saw this grinding machine at the far end of the heat treat shop and knew I wanted to shoot it. I thought it needed a lower vantage point.
When I stooped down and looked through the viewfinder at 16mm, this Hammond of Kalamazoo grinding contraption appeared to came to life. And yes, I adjusted my tool rest to within 1/8″ of wheel before shooting. Whatever that means. You gotta follow the rules.
The metal bars in the background are samples of the knives that are made in this shop.
Cool symmetry here! Great shot!
Safety is the first step to an awesome photograph.