Salz employees Chuck Anstead (left) and Joe Bellas work with a Sheridan Press. Sheridan Presses were large machines designed to create heat and pressure. When leather was sandwiched between these huge plates, the surface was flattened, brightened and textured if desired. The process was called "plating leather".
Place: Santa Cruz city
Source of Information: Jeremy Lezin
Original size: 8"x10"
This photograph was taken by Vester Dick and is the property of the Lezin Family. It is displayed here with the permission of the Lezin Family and Covello and Covello.