London: Communications: Scott telephones: Telephone kiosks: telephone boxes: red culture: 20th. century design: Design: Street furniture: Post Office: British Telephones:
A classically attractive example of the original Gilbert Scott design for the second generation telephone kiosks; the K2 evolved into the smaller, ubiquitous K6, with differently designed window panes so common in town and country landscapes for so long but now permanently at risk first from the design being unsuitable for modern operations and ultimately from pure redudnancy in the face of mobile phone technology. The majority of the K2s that remain are in bigger towns and cities like this one in London
London: Communications: Scott telephones: Telephone kiosks: telephone boxes: red culture: 20th. century design: Design: Street furniture: Post Office: British Telephones: Stamps: Stamp machines:
This is a rare surviving variation of the Gilbert Scott successful 20th. century range of designs for telephone kiosks. Based on the K2 design the K4 combined stamp vending facilities as well as telephone communication.
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19 Newhall Street was built as the new Central Telephone Exchange and offices for the National Telephone Company (NTC) and is popularly known as the Bell Edison Telephone Building - the NTC logo behind the wrought iron gates to the main entrance includes those names
Number 7 The "1880s Train" is a favorite of visitors to the Black Hills in South Dakota. Preservation efforts were directed at rescuing three old engines that now pull passengers along a scenic ride between Hill City (where the engines are housed) and Keystone. The train, officially the Black Hills Central Railroad, had its first run in 1957 with Baldwin Locomotive number 69, a 2-8-0 engine, the Klondike Casey.
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A chip and pin reading electronic device sits on top of a dark black keyboard. The keyboard is out of focus to keep attention on the security side of the pin code reader. Under the card reader there are two credit cards, one black one blue. The device is used for online purchases from e-commerce websites.