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Telex machine TTY

Upgraded this photo with one from a real camera instead of a camera phone on June 12, 2010. Enjoy. This machine is a very clean example of increasingly rare technology from the 1950s, through 1970s.

 

I'm sure there are still some of these in use in odd locations around the world. Surprisingly, as best as I can determine, the TWX network still exists and is used.

This particular machine was used by a furniture store to order stock.

 

For you young punks -- it's a hard copy text messaging machine.

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Taken on June 12, 2010