Quote Originally Posted by wblynch View Post
I have read of people that scan all their old negatives and slides and then throw the originals all away, believing they will never need them again.
More fools they! I remember when cassette audio tapes and decent recording decks came out some friends of mine taped all their vinyl and then threw the discs away. And of course over time the cassettes failed....

Nowadays folks are burning their vinyl (if they still have some!) to CDs and trashing the vinyl. "Same song, second verse; Could get better but its gonna get worse!"

I keep my negatives after scanning for indexing purposes. I have vinyl I bought in the late '50s, and the vinyl my father bought starting with the inception of the 12 inch LP. All are still playable. No index track to worry about!