Madison’s Oscar Mayer plant has a long history in Madison, dating to 1919. Here’s a look at the plant over the years.
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"It's a sad day for Oscar Mayer. It's family and friends," Mike Carlin, line leader of the remaining production line, said Wednesday afternoon as he headed for the parking lot. "We've got one more day, then we're done."