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Last telephone cordboard, Bath, 1982

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

The New England Telephone Company's cordboard was the last in regular use in the company's five-state operating area. Operator Yvonne Withington of Rockland was to be transfered to another position when the cordboard was closed March 31, 1982. Service was being switched to an electronic Traffic Service Position System that allowed customers to dial directly.

Other Information


  • Title: Last telephone cordboard, Bath, 1982
  • Creator: UPI
  • Creation Date: 1982-03-31
  • Subject Date: 1982-03-31
  • Town: Bath
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions (cm): 25 x 20
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 6/3
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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