Cable entry box, about 1910 The Underwater Web
Cabling the Seas

How the Old Became New
and Other Seeming Contradictions ...

Through these doors, the world ...
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland, was a typical telegraph relay station, small and isolated. Yet the cables that left this cabinet stretched across the sea to stations thousands of miles away, and through them to the major cities of the world.
Cable entry box, about 1910
National Museum of American History, from Western Union International