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Telephone Exchange, Kirkwall - 1923
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Telephone Exchange, Kirkwall - 1923


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Picture added on 28 October 2003
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Give us Broadband anyday!
Added by Barbara Robertson on 28 October 2003
How technology has changed!
Added by Shona Flanagan on 28 October 2003
I remember our telephone number having only two digits .... Kirkwall 94 !!
Added by Kirsten Leonard on 04 May 2007
Where was this exchange? Was it at the old post office at Broad Street?
Added by Alison on 28 October 2008
I think it was above what is the antique shop at the big tree
Added by William Watters on 29 October 2008
It was the home of the two Miss Gunn's. As demand for telephones grew, so did the exchange, taking over most of the house. It had, I think, five positions in the 1940's, a staff of telephonists, and Beena Gunn as their supervisor.
Added by Bill Wilson on 30 July 2013
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