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Wooden wall telephoneThe history of the telephone in Alberta is rich and coloured by the many individuals who took part in its development. From the first pioneers who placed the poles and lines themselves, or the operators whose hard work and patience was a welcoming part of a telephone call for many years, to those train-hopping countryside wanderers, the linemen, the telephone history in Alberta is a tapestry of many vivid threads.

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