We Found a Payphone

I got to try to explain this bit of history to my children today. 

Questions included:

Is that a phone? Where’s the screen?

Why does it have a rope?

How do you the buttons work?

Can it do video?

If you don’t have a coin, where do you run the card?

All solid questions. The device was long ago disabled and wires that once connected it to the outside world are snipped and taped to the machine. There’s a whole age represented in this little bit of tech. An age they’ll one day read about and say, “how terribly inconvenient.”


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