Telephony

Telephony & Telegraphy Resources (including Bell System Resources, Bell System Memorials, Bell System Collections, & Historical Websites)
Bell System Memorial
Bell System Documents
paul-f.com
sandman.com
A look at the evolution of the Dial Telephone
Cowboy Frank
The Mobile Telephone In Bell System Service, 1946-1993
Phil McCarter’s Telephone Switch Restorations (+Pictures)
Telephone Tribute
Telephone World
The Telephone File
Western Electric Card Catalog
bell.com
Telephone Collectors International Library
Telephone Archive
Sam’s Telecomms Index
Antique Telephone History
Digital Telephone Exchange
Telecom Document Repository
Dial Tone
Old Phone Guy
Bell Labs Journals, 1922-present
Long Lines Documents
AT&T Long Lines Technical History Page
AT&T Long Lines
Long Lines Map
Historic AT&T Teletype Publications
TTY Intercept
1A2 Key Phone Systems
1A2 Multi-Line Phone Control Card
Doug’s Telephones
The Cedar Knoll Telephone and Telegraph Company
The Strowger Telecomms Page
The Strowger Appreciation Site
Strowger Net Technicalia
The Emergency Manual Switching System
Atlanta Telephone History
Old Telephone Books
Independent Telephone Company Web Pages
The WEATHERCHRON Company, INC. since 1963 to 2011
Windtalker Manual
In-Call Control of Ancillary Systems with Asterisk
Dumb Pay Stations and Asterisk
Telegraph History
NRHS News
NRHS Telegraph
Morse Telegraph Club
Morse KOB
Morse KOB Admin & Dev Site
Morse Code Tools 4.0
MorsePower – CWCOM
Research Resources for the History of Telegraphy And the Work of Women in the Telegraph Industry
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Research
American Rails

PBXs, Collections, & Signaling
MIT Dormline Home Page
Article from The Tech (1963) about the Dormline numbering plan
Article from The Tech (1969) about Dormline upgrades
Article from The Tech (1971) about Dormline upgrades
Article from The Tech (1985) about dialing free long-distance calls from Dormline
Article from The Tech (1987) about the new 5ESS to replace Dormline
The MIT Dormitory Telephone System
Voice Network Signaling and Control
Understanding and Troubleshooting Analog E&M Start Dial Supervision Signaling
Analog Trunks – CenturyLink
Analog Trunks – Verizon
What are Analog DID Lines?
Analog Lines & Trunks
PBX Ground Path Tests
The Mitel Archive
MITEL SMART-1 COMPACT
Homemade PBX
Magneto Phone System
Those Old Phones
Fire Alarm Boxes Wiki
Oakl​and Fire and Police Call Boxes
Why S.F. still counts on street fire alarm boxes
SF trying to figure out how to bring old emergency call boxes into modern world
Uncovering the mystery of towels around San Francisco fire call boxes

Bell System Era Telephone Refurbishers and Resellers
Frill Free Phones
Ericofon
Bold Old Phones
Smith Gear
StopSmartMeters! Landline Store
Old Phone Works
A1 Telephone Service & Repair (+YouTube)
PHONECO
Old Phone Man
Phone Vault
We Do Phones
payphone.com

Central Offices: Locations, Pictures & Information
Dial Around World (complete list of “1010” dial-around codes)
Feature Group D CIC Report — Complete List of 101xxxx Dial Around Codes
Telephone EXchange Name Project
Inside your local Phone Company
Inside the BT Telephone Exchange
co-buildings.com
sandman.com/colookup.asp
thecentraloffice.com
SBC/AT&T IXC Test Line Directories
ebiznet.sbc.com/testline/
AT&T — Description of Test Lines
AT&T Prime Access Resource Library
TelcoData.us Telecom Database
List of all voice switches with exchanges in service
townoak.com/things/centraloffices
townoak.com 312 NPA
Local Calling Guide
thedirectory.org
Toronto telephone exchange geography
Montréal telephone exchange geography

Telephone Collecting Associations & Membership Groups
Telephone Collectors International
Antique Telephone Collectors Association
Australasian Telephone Collectors Society

Telephone Museums, Hobbyist Sites, Blogs & Chat Forums
C*NET: Collectors’ Network
TELECOM Digest & Archives
My Phone Techs Forum
Social Media’s Dial-Up Ancestor: The Bulletin Board System
OSUNY (Info)
OSUNY (BBS)
Sysop of OSUNY
Classic Rotary Phones
Classic Rotary Phones Forum
Gary’s Telephone Collector Info
New Hampshire Telephone Museum
Museum of Communications
The Old CATV Equipment Museum
Western Electric Type 387 Carbon Microphone
Western Electric 387W Disk Microphone
Telegraph club celebrates Morse’s birthday in the Dells
New York Times Morse Wire Last Day 1951
Phillip’s Code
Telephones of the Past Century
Gary’s Telephone Collector Info
The History of the Telephone on Prince Edward Island
What Killed Ma Bell? (04/01/1984)
Antique Telephone History
Frank H. Woods Telephone Pioneer Association Telephone Museum
The Norfolk & Carolina Telephone & Telegraph Companies
Los Angeles Telephone
Manufacture Discontinued
5/10/1988 – Illinois Bell Center Hit By Fire Was A Crucial One
3/11/1989 – 1988 Phone Crisis Tied To 1 Broken Power Line
3/12/1970 — Inside the New York Telephone Company
3/26/1970 — The Women of the Telephone Company
5/6/1971 — Working for the Telephone Company
Berg Telephone & Telegraph
Organizing Phone Lines In An Old Home
Phone Man’s Home Phone Wiring Advice
Doing your own telephone wiring
RJ31X Line Seizure Jack
Phone Line Basics
Phone Line Basics: Revisited
History–Eight Digit US telephone numbers? [telecom]
interlinked.x10host.com/projects/landlines/

Public Telephones (Phone Booths, Payphones, etc.)
Payphone Project
Train Phones
The Phone Booth
Payphone Directory
Payphone Help (Payphone Supplier)
Mojave Phone Booth
The Original Mojave Phone Booth Site
99% Invisible Interview 202: Mojave Phone Booth
NPR Mojave Phone Booth Interview

Phreaking Fun!
Project MF
Phone Trips
Evan Doorbell’s Phone Tapes
Evan Doorbell – SoundCloud
The History of Phone Phreaking
The History of Phone Phreaking Blog
Exploding The Phone
Beyond The Little Blue Box
Beyond The Little Blue Box – Kickstarter
Phone Phreaking
Phone Phreaking : Boxes and Box Plans
List of Phreaking Boxes
Secrets of the Little Blue Box
Secrets of the Little Blue Box
Joybubbles Documentary: Press
Stories and Stuff, by Joybubbles
Joybubbles Archive
2600: The Hacker Quarterly
LERG (Wikipedia)
LERG Chapter 3 Sample

Phreaking Conferences
HOPE
HOPE – Archive (Past Conferences)
The Cheshire Catalyst
Telephreak

Phreaking Forums
Binary Revolution – Old Skool Phreaking
Binary Revolution – ThoughtPhreaker
Copy of TestlineReport.pdf – from BellSouth

Phreaking Files
Text Files
Text Files – Phone Phreaking
Text Files – Historical BBS List
Frequently Asked Questions About Red Boxing
Dealing with the Rate & Route Operator
Usenet Archives – Telephone
Phrack
The Hacker Crackdown
Nettwerked – Telecom Security
Hack Canada – Phreaking
TUCoPS 3.0
Caller ID Phreaking
Phreaking Boxes
ANAC List
Old Skool Phreak

Other Resources That May Be Of Some Interest To The Typical Telephone Hobbyist
Ernestine – Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In
DialABC
DTMF Tone Detector (Decoder)
Cyberpunks – Katie Hafner
A Vaccine Against Telemarketers?
Saying Goodbye To An Old Friend
Whatever Happened to the Phone Phreaks?
1983 Phone Strike
Elmer Cat
Ericsson History Sources
Remington Noiseless
California Typewriter
Titanic’s Engine-Order Telegraphs
Tennessee Valley Railroad
vintage.thcbbs.com/
phonelosers.org
whocalld.com
BIOS Password Recovery for Laptops

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