The American Penny Scale

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Christopher Steele takes pride in his unique collection of penny scales.

At one time, these coin-operated weighing machines stood on street corners and in public places and provided people with an opportunity to weigh themselves without having to go to a doctor’s office. His collection chronicles 100 years of American ingenuity and industrial design.

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Jackie Shafer is the Producer of Broad & High. When she's not exploring all the fabulous arts and culture Columbus has to offer, she's choreographing very complicated and physically impossible roller-skating routines in her head.