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Photograph of a cobblestone road which was unearthed near the Old Market during excavation work for a new telephone exchange.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/2/1

Subject: Telephones

File number: 2

Page number: 1

Date: 28 September 1957

Photographs of trenches being dug by workers so that telephone cables could be laid near Halkett Place and Burrard Street.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/2/3

Subject: Telephones

File number: 2

Page number: 3

Date: 29 January 1958

Photographs of technicians with selector wiring which relate to the installation of automatic dialling equipment at Minden Place.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/2/5

Subject: Telephones

File number: 2

Page number: 5

Date: 3 June 1958

Photographs relating to the testing of a mole drainer, a tractor drawn device, on the beach at the Dicq, for cable laying purposes.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/2/8

Subject: Telephones

File number: 2

Page number: 8

Date: 26 June 1958

Photograph of an inauguration ceremony which relates to a new telegraph link.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/2/10

Subject: Telephones

File number: 2

Page number: 10

Date: 26 June 1958 - 10 September 1958

Photographs of telephone operators working switchboards at telephone exchanges.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/3/2

Subject: Telephones

File number: 3

Page number: 2

Date: 27 October 1959

Photographs, possibly of direct telephone calls being made, which relate to the implementation of an automatic exchange.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/3/3

Subject: Telephones

File number: 3

Page number: 3

Date: 31 October 1959 - 6 November 1959

Photograph of the Cashier's Office in Minden Place, and photograph of new phone booths under construction at the workshop of Charles le Quesne.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/3/6

Subject: Telephones

File number: 3

Page number: 6

Date: 28 August 1962 - 11 February 1963

Photograph of the Cashier's Office in Minden Place, and photograph of Mrs P Le Conte whose voice was chosen to be the speaking clock.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/TEL/3/7

Subject: Telephones

File number: 3

Page number: 7

Date: 28 August 1962 - 24 January 1964