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Electric Telegraph - Blantyre

The electric telegraph was a system that permitted communication via electrical signals. The first commercial systems using Morse code but later were able to transmit words. 358 more words

Blantyre Business

Bevinsville and Melvin KY

The Post Office at Melvin KY, on KY Route 122.

And this is Bevinsville KY Post Office.

Normally, I rely on two sources for information on the places I post – a book on Kentucky place names and, of course, Google.  13 more words

Photography By Bob Lawrence

Schnapps, emus and boots

Something I notice again and again as I walk the suburban streets is old advertising for long-gone doctors, medical services and medicines. Whether it’s a Victorian ghostsign on Gertrude Street offering vaccination and tooth pulling, another in the city for… 1,291 more words


Multi-tasking Postal Kiosks

Multi-tasking postal kiosks could perform services like metering, postage dispensing, generating money orders (with amount, sender, and receiver information), and vending of other postal products, electronic notary services, … 181 more words


Post Haste

We recently stopped in the small town of Cuballing, south of Perth on the Great Southern Highway, and liked this old post office. It dates from 1912 and is now disused. 9 more words


Newhall -- McDowell County, West Virginia

Newhall is the southernmost community in McDowell County and the last community you come to before crossing into Tazewell County and Virginia along state route 16. 38 more words

Appalachian Mountains

The Mystery of the Vanishing Book

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time at a variety of post offices around town for the past several weeks (thankfully!). Due to my lack of a personal assistant which I desperately need,  I do my own postage and handling for shipping my new book… 925 more words