As we move forward in 2015 and further into the modern world only dreamed of by those in the previous decades, we occasionally lose some cherished items of the past. In our world where we are more interconnected, integrated and have ease-of-access to things like never before, some (especially those who are a bit older) are sad to see certain beloved things of a previous era come to an end.

Very rarely are hand-written letters a thing anymore. Printed photographs have become less and less common, except for the most important and significant of instances. While vinyl records have made a bit of a comeback, they very much remain a niche item. The Compact Cassette has gone the way of the Dodo Bird. Or so we thought…

Unexpectedly, we get a tour of the last audio cassette factory in operation located in Springfield, Missouri. This story is fascinating from start to finish, and is a great insight for those who wish to learn along the way about the startling fact 2015 has brought about a great year of resurgence for business by the National Audio Company. Tapes making a comeback? Perhaps. Watch and see for yourself.