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19 Vintage Pictures Showing How People Worked When There Was No AutoCAD

Published 5 months ago

Modern technology made many professions obsolete – but that is the price of progress. However, some technologies actually made peoples’ jobs easier. Up until 1982, drafters used to do all of their plans by hand – but then came AutoCAD. About 12 years later, it was already being used worldwide and made drawing plans by hand a thing of the past. Huge tables and many measuring tools were no longer required – all you needed was a computer.

Check out a collection of vintage pictures of drafters creating plans by hand in the gallery below!


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