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

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

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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 Condon, Stuart Telford, Chrissie Robertson, E.R. Walker, Martha Watson, Adelaide Willmon, W.F. Matthews, L.A. Huxtable, Don Morison and Koos Rauwerda; Aerial photo of construction of the new William Farrell Building in downtown Vancouver; Retirement photos of Lloyd Purdy and Percy Crute; June Watt appears in advertising photo used to sell extension phones; Victoria 2-5 Conversion - with 5 photos including Gerry Barber, Herb Peters, Pete Fouldes, Ken Findler, Cliff Adams, Lorne Bradshaw and Ed Pierson; Transistor 10 years old; Photos of the Telephone Choral Society plus head shots of 8 of its key people, Florence Allen, Kathleen Russell, Connie Busby, Campbell, Buchanan, Dorothy Healy, John McCabe, Shirley MacDonald and Early Harison; Photo of Norman Fisher and one of his innovations; Photo of Mike Perkins holding new electronics; Recent department moves; Article and related photos relating to Mr. and Mrs. Herb Fletcher and their dachshund called "Grief"; Photo of mobile phone exchange owned by North-West Telephone Co. being used at Chetwynd; Interesting two-page photo-illustrated article on how microwave sites are being prepared for winter's onslaught; Magnetic tape solves problem for CBC in Calgary; Group Annuity Plan details; Roy Grigg, Dan Holliday, William Mackie, Doris Lacey and Florence Grull retire; Photo of new Prince George North-west Telephone Company office with 'sidewalk view' of racks; Photo of Ron McIntyre and Vern Kunkerson repairing lightning damage to cable spanning the Columbia river at Trail; several yellow pages ads; Photo of new B.C. Telephone Teletype Service VW (Volkswagen) service and installation van, utilized because of its double side-loading doors and low floor; Sports photos; Surprise shower photo of Miss Armande Levasseur with Annie Guranich and Marjorie Laughlin; Photo of Ladysmith chief operator Miss Christine Robertson cutting the old wire cord to her phone as her new dial service goes live; and more. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy.

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

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

Illustrator: Flett, Agnes; Chesterman, R.P.; Moonen, F.H.

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, British Columbia,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 662g3743

Keywords: Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), November - December, 1958 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 Condon, Stuart Telford, Chrissie Robertson, E.R. Walker, Martha Watson, Adelaide Willmon, W.F. Matthews, L.A. Huxtable, Don Morison and Koos Rauwerda; Aerial photo of construction of the new William Farrell Building in downtown Vancouver; Retirement photos of Lloyd Purdy and Percy Crute; June Watt appears in advertising photo used to sell extension phones; Victoria 2-5 Conversion - with 5 photos including Gerry Barber, Herb Peters, Pete Fouldes, Ken Findler, Cliff Adams, Lorne Bradshaw and Ed Pierson; Transistor 10 years old; Photos of the Telephone Choral Society plus head shots of 8 of its key people, Florence Allen, Kathleen Russell, Connie Busby, Campbell, Buchanan, Dorothy Healy, John McCabe, Shirley MacDonald and Early Harison; Photo of Norman Fisher and one of his innovations; Photo of Mike Perkins holding new electronics; Recent department moves; Article and related photos relating to Mr. and Mrs. Herb Fletcher and their dachshund called "Grief"; Photo of mobile phone exchange owned by North-West Telephone Co. being used at Chetwynd; Interesting two-page photo-illustrated article on how microwave sites are being prepared for winter's onslaught; Magnetic tape solves problem for CBC in Calgary; Group Annuity Plan details; Roy Grigg, Dan Holliday, William Mackie, Doris Lacey and Florence Grull retire; Photo of new Prince George North-west Telephone Company office with 'sidewalk view' of racks; Photo of Ron McIntyre and Vern Kunkerson repairing lightning damage to cable spanning the Columbia river at Trail; several yellow pages ads; Photo of new B.C. Telephone Teletype Service VW (Volkswagen) service and installation van, utilized because of its double side-loading doors and low floor; Sports photos; Surprise shower photo of Miss Armande Levasseur with Annie Guranich and Marjorie Laughlin; Photo of Ladysmith chief operator Miss Christine Robertson cutting the old wire cord to her phone as her new dial Service,