Restoring a colorful piece of WSLS television history

The 1960s camera appears to have worked nearly 7,500 hours

ROANOKE, Va. – Now in our new state-of-the-art studio, there is one piece of equipment that stands out.

This old color television camera, a piece of WSLS history, got a major facelift, thanks to Roanoke's Tay Whiteside.

It appears the camera worked nearly 7,500 hours of operation, bringing colorful stories to life.

John Carlin takes us behind the scene of the restoration process.

About the Author:

John Carlin co-anchors the 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts on WSLS 10.