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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), September - October, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3744

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Rate application explained; Reprints of Victoria Times and Vancouver Sun articles on B.C. Tel's application for higher rates; Lionel Edwards is featured in a photo-illustrated article on how he uses an oscilloscope to spot faults in the video portion of television transmission; Photos of preparations of new automatic equipment in Kerrisdale for a 20,000 line conversion - with photos of Glen Turner, Len Davis, Thor Andersen, Berry Smith, Harris Howe, Fred Smith, George Kozak and John Green; Retirement photos of Vera Gillespie and Nancy Robertson; 19 photos of recent sales tr... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), May - June, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3745

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Great one-page photo of splicer Jack Hobson awork in the vault of the new Amherst automatic office; Microwave TV Opening Perviewed; 1958 Big Year for Radiotelephone - with map of Vancouver-Kamloops Microwave Radiotelephone Chain; Photos of 7,000 mile goodwill call to Brussels; Company plays vital role in B.C. History; Nostalgic photos of 'Modern Telephone Living"; Photos of Ross Calbrick and Dick Di Palma at work; Company sponsors Junior Achivement - with 8 photos; Retirements; Great photo of Alan Higinbotham beside special station wagon which sells colour and extension... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3746

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Gordon Farrell now Board Chairman; C.H. McLean becomes President; Review of 1957; Interesting one-page of cartoon illustrations showing how the company's money is spent; Gigantic effort for March 2 conversions; Photos of conversion of old Dexter to new Hemlock system; Photos of nostalgic phone answering services; Photos of Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and Ladner switchovers; Rate Hearing Update; Great photos of B.C. Microwave service to open July 1st; Retirements; Fashion photos of B.C. Tel ladies - Chapter 53 Annual Spring Show; Artist's conception of new building in Nanaimo... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, November - December 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Ladner to Go Automatic

Telephone Talk, November - December 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Ladner to Go Automatic

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3750

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Christmas greetings from President Farrell inside front cover; Feedback on Kitimat service; Two pages of great photos of installation of cable between the Pattullo Bridge and Chilliwack features work above the Vedder Canal - Pete Meehan's gang are featured; Photos of plant men boosting sales of extension phones - Norman Bowman of Cedar is tops; First counterless office in North Vancouver; Photos of Ladner's conversion to new automatic phone system; Photos of workers in the Terrace district; Retirees; Great centerfold illustrations of radiotelephones in use on sea-going cr... View more info

Image for Telephone Talk, July - August 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) -  Dog Mountain Tramway Completed

Telephone Talk, July - August 1957: Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel.) - Dog Mountain Tramway Completed

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3751

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: B.C. hosts 'biggest' telephone convention; Article on new Dog Mountain Tramway with great photos; Photo of George Forsythe and Floyd Adams repairing damaged Squamish cable; two pages of photos of employees who work at night; Howe Sound Line Rebuilt - with great photos of Foreman Davie McKinnon and his men at work; Photos of unique features of phone company buildings; new intra-system teletype system is inaugurated; Squamish Exchange - with five nice photos; Norman Fisher rescues girls near Spanish Banks; Great centrefold photos show how radiotelephones are used at the Ebu... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), November - December, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor; Love, Peggy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3743

Condition: Good


36 pages. Cover photo of Pat James. Contents: Christmas greetings from Mr. McLean, head of the company, inside front cover; Photos of D.C. Watt, Earl T. Squire and T.D. Owen-Turner; Details of construction around the province, with photo of new structure in Keating on Vancouver Island being built by Farmer Construction; Treasury cheques now processed by I.B.M. - with photos of the new technology at work; Ladysmith Conversion to dial service - with one-page photo of Mrs. Laura Ryan removing her operator headset for the last time, plus 8 more photos showing Tom McCormick, Doug Baigent, Kerry C... View more info