1920 Gridley Telephone Office Lobby Located here are the
orginal area dividers with windows, the bench for stting while waiting
for long distance calls to go through, and the 1910 Kellogg double-walled
oak telephone booth
Alexander Graham Bell's First Telephone Models You can
see two models of Bell's first telephone, circa 1875, through which
sounds and speech were first transmitted. One is the 1876 model demonstrated
by Bell at the Philadelphia Expostion that same year.
Fourteen 1890's Wall Two Box Telephones
1900-1910 Model Candlestick Desk Telephones 43 different
insulators, various arresters, and chain drive generator
Rare "Roman Column" Stronberg Carlson Candlestick Desk
1920-1930 Desk Sets and Operator Sets
Gridley Telephones from 1910-2000 A display of numerous
phones used in the Gridley Exchange over a century of progress.
Business Telephones - 1970-2000 Two-line, key system
and Centrex phones
The Complete Series of Jim Beam Decanter Telephones These
commemorate one hundred years of telephone history and were produced
from 1977-1983. The Telephone Pioneers of America provided the models.
Switchboard Installer's Tools from 1949-1975
1946 Gridley Telephone Switchboard This exhibit includes
a working 2 position Kellogg Universal switchboard, installed in Gridley
in 1946, with working magneto and common battery telephones. This is
a "hands-on" working interactive visitor's display.