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The Meat Diaries

I Found the Photos of My Last Day on That Job.

Brett Rawson

Below are nine photos that Nick uncovered from his last day on the job. Among them could very well be the first, if not only, selfie ever taken inside an Oscar Mayer Wiener Factory. 

The author, age24, and co-worker, Fifi, at Simm's bar on his final day of work. Simm's is located, literally, on the grounds of the factory, a stone's throw from the parking lot.

The author, age24, and co-worker, Fifi, at Simm's bar on his final day of work. Simm's is located, literally, on the grounds of the factory, a stone's throw from the parking lot.

Co-worker Terry, slicing what appears to be ham, or ham-and-cheese loaf.

Co-worker Terry, slicing what appears to be ham, or ham-and-cheese loaf.

Co-worker Darwin and the author.

Co-worker Darwin and the author.

Assembly line.

Assembly line.

Men's locker room, where every workday began and ended.  Un-identified co-worker napping.

Men's locker room, where every workday began and ended.  Un-identified co-worker napping.

Unidentified co-worker, moving 40 lb "sticks" of lunch meat at the cutting station.

Unidentified co-worker, moving 40 lb "sticks" of lunch meat at the cutting station.

Self portrait with double-chin, on final day or work at Oscar Mayer.

Self portrait with double-chin, on final day or work at Oscar Mayer.

Author's ID Card

The Oscar Mayer factory on Madison's east-side. Early spring, 2004. Looking south from the employees' parking lot.

The Oscar Mayer factory on Madison's east-side. Early spring, 2004. Looking south from the employees' parking lot.