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Luxor, Egypt Payphone, by Rachel Cline
Luxor, Egypt Payphone, by
Luxor, Egypt, Payphone. Photo by
Payphone News Headlines
1971: Why the street corner phone is no longer in danger of becoming extinct.
1971 advertisement promoting Western Electric's "armored pay phone".
New Payphone Sounds
Sound samples from payphones, including a brass band as heard through a payphone call, and a variety of messages announcing that calls to toll-free numbers are not allowed from payphones.
Reliatel International Inc.: The Fine Print
Dialing instructions and other text matter from a Reliatel International Inc. pay telephone. Reliatel is now defunct.
BAS Communications: The Fine Print
Dialing instructions and other text matter from a BAS Communications public telephone.
Recalling Calling "Recalling 1993"
NYC: Hot Blondes Still Use Payphones.
Old School NYNEX Public Phone Signage. April, 2013.
Paca-Tel Payphones: The Fine Print
Talking on the Titan. April, 2013.
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