Mechanical instructor Joel Barnes sets up for a pneumatic and hydraulic class at the Shaw Industries training facility in Dalton, Ga.
Photo by John Rawlston .
published Friday, March 30th, 2012
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For a long time, Dalton hummed along without a pure technical school. Dalton State College picked up some of the slack, offering both academic as well as some technical classes, but manufacturers mostly trained their own workers.