Marie V. N. Greene and David P. VanHorne were married Jan. 14, 1886.
|Remnant of the stock pens.|
Next stop the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. It was so interesting. First watched a video about the process and history. The Museum had an excellent way of telling the history, how money is printed and personal work days told by the workers. The most interesting was the engraver. No cameras or phones were allowed in the building. These photos taken of the Internet.
|Blank, heavy cotton paper rolls into the printing presses at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth, Texas. A long process of mutliple printings and ink drying makes American currency one of the most complex in the world.|
A factory worker at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing shows off a finished page after offset printing. The first stage of the process, this is where the subtle colors and shades are added to the background of the bill.
|Completed one dollar bills are scanned by the electronic eye, |
which checks 8,000 sheets of money per hour for any inconsistincies or flaws.
Only "perfect" money is released to the banks.
Stacks of uncut money fill a room at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth, Texas. Each stack contains 10,000 sheets of printed currency, meaning if these are hundreds, each stack represents $32 milllion.
Cut currency is stacked into "bricks" of 4,000 bills per packet. The finished product is delivered to the Federal Reserve where it becomes money.
Fun Facts About Money
Location:Fort Worth, TX