April 6, 2013
Chunks of molten glass drop down toward molds in the factory at Bennu Glass where it is then blown in a metal mold, shaping it into a wine bottle in Kalama, Wash. The bottle manufacturer fired up its furnace late last summer, since producing millions of wine bottles.
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KALAMA, Wash. (AP) — Two-foot-long cylinders of glass, still red-hot and glowing, drop once a second into molds at Bennu Glass' wine-bottling manufacturing facility.