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Telegraph (1870-1930)

Telegraph (1870-1930)


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Linesman Telegraph Set (c. 1870's)

This Linesman telegraph key set was used by a Linesman to test the telegraph wires and poles. It was from around the 1870s. 

Donation: John & Carol Babina Jr.

Homemade Telegraph Set

My grandpa created this WORKING Telegraph set with real old pieces of technology. When pressed, the telegraph makes a clicking noise; just like if you were using Morse Code in the 1800's!

Donation: John & Carol Babina Jr.

Fun Fact: Wireless telegraphs were used to communicate back to shore when the Titanic hit the ice berg. 

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