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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 5:49:47 PM on 2 November 2015.
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 Location: Tamworth, NSW
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I came across this site today:-

https://www.flickr.com/photos/fffandc/sets/72157650147912299/page1

Theres over 300 photos of early exchange equipment


Ben


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 6:09:51 PM on 2 November 2015.
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 Location: Grenfell, NSW
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Thanks for the trip down memory lane Ben, I was trained by the British Post Office as my first job.

How much skin I lost on the old MDF and IDF's, fun on the traveling ladders. Hmmm many years ago now repairing the cords on the manual switchboards chatting to the ladies working on them and taking a few out. Gone are the good old days.
Thanks again for bringing back the memories.

Clive


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Clive

 
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 GTC
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Quite a collection there!


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 9:08:35 AM on 5 December 2015.
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Thanks for the link Redxm. There are more to see if you look at the photostream.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/34343352@N08/


A few photos which may interest in my photos at Ipernity.

http://www.ipernity.com/home/grahamh


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 6:18:34 PM on 12 December 2015.
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 Location: Toowoomba, QLD
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More from the current Telstra employee who posted the photos. The People side of things.

http://lifetimesofconnection.blogspot.com.au/


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 8:43:54 AM on 8 February 2016.
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I used to work for the phone company (AT&T Bell Labs) but I turned out to be a wrong number... Smile


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 9:11:59 AM on 8 February 2016.
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I hope they didn't seek a refund on your wages...


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
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