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Item 5566

Telephone operations in Norway, ca. 1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1956

Location: Norway

Media: Photographic print

Item 9077

Looking Southwesterly from Elm Street

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Stereograph

Item 11014

Phone company, Bryant Pond, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-01-28

Location: Bryant Pond

Media: Photographic print

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Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Telephone Museum

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Story

Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s

by Doris Tardy


Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.