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C. RicciottiEX7-7000SwitchboardIncoming Station lines on "Brockton", "Rockland" and "Whitman" switchboards. Notifications of times of operation will be sent to the PhreakNet, C*Net, NPSTN and on Facebook at "Rockland Telephone History Center".
C. RicciottiEX7-7010SwitchboardRockland, MA Inward Operator Trunks. Rings up in random order on a Western Electric 555 switchboard (circa 1950's). Available when operators are on duty
C. RicciottiEX7-7011SwitchboardRockland, MA Inward Operator Trunk #1 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's). Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7012SwitchboardRockland, MA Inward Operator Trunk #2 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7013SwitchboardRockland, MA Inward Operator Trunk #3 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7014SwitchboardRockland, MA Inward Operator Trunk #4 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7015SwitchboardRockland, MA Inward Operator Trunk #5 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950s) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7020SwitchboardWhitman, MA Inward Operator Trunks. Rings up in random order on a Western Electric 555 switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7021SwitchboardWhitman, MA Inward Operator Trunk #1 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7022SwitchboardWhitman, MA Inward Operator Trunk #2 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7023SwitchboardWhitman, MA Inward Operator Trunk #3 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7024SwitchboardWhitman, MA Inward Operator Trunk #4 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7025SwitchboardWhitman, MA Inward Operator Trunk #5 on a Western Electric 555 Switchboard (circa 1950's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7030SwitchboardBrockton, MA Inward Operator Trunks. Rings up in random order on a Western Electric 551-B switchboard (circa 1940) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7031SwitchboardBrockton, MA Inward Operator Trunk #1 on a Western Electric 551-B Switchboard (circa 1940) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7032SwitchboardBrockton, MA Inward Operator Trunk #2 on a Western Electric 551-B Switchboard (circa 1940) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7033SwitchboardBrockton, MA Inward Operator Trunk #3 on a Western Electric 551-B Switchboard (circa 1940) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7034SwitchboardBrockton, MA Inward Operator Trunk #4 on a Western Electric 551-B Switchboard (circa 1940) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7035SwitchboardBrockton, MA Inward Operator Trunk #5 on a Western Electric 551-B Switchboard (circa 1940) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7040SwitchboardMt. Pleasant Inward Operator Trunks. Rings up in random order on an Automatic Electric Switchboard (made in 1921). Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7041SwitchboardMt. Pleasant Inward Operator Trunk #1 on an Automatic Electric Switchboard (made in 1921) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7042SwitchboardMt. Pleasant Inward Operator Trunk #2 on an Automatic Electric Switchboard (made in 1921) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7043SwitchboardMt. Pleasant Inward Operator Trunk #3 on an Automatic Electric Switchboard (made in 1921) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7044SwitchboardMt. Pleasant Inward Operator Trunk #4 on an Automatic Electric Switchboard (made in 1921) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7045SwitchboardMt. Pleasant Inward Operator Trunk #5 on an Automatic Electric Switchboard (made in 1921) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7050SwitchboardBoston, MA Inward Operator Trunks. (Toll Switchboard) . Rings up in random order on an Automatic Electric BD 89-C Military Switchboard (circa 1940's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7051SwitchboardBoston, MA Inward Operator Trunk #1 on an Automatic Electric BD 89-C Military Switchboard - TOLL Switchboard - (circa 1940's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7052SwitchboardBoston, MA Inward Operator Trunk #2 on an Automatic Electric BD 89-C Military Switchboard - TOLL Switchboard - (circa 1940's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7053SwitchboardBoston, MA Inward Operator Trunk #3 on an Automatic Electric BD 89-C Military Switchboard - TOLL Switchboard - (circa 1940's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7054SwitchboardBoston, MA Inward Operator Trunk #4 on an Automatic Electric BD 89-C Military Switchboard - TOLL Switchboard - (circa 1940's) Available when operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7100SwitchboardInward Trunks on "Brockton", "Mt. Pleasant", "Rockland" & "Whitman" switchboards. Lines will be answered when Operators are on duty.
C. RicciottiEX7-7700TelephoneRandomly Rings Display Phones at the Rockland Telephone History Center. Will only be answered when we are open.
C. RicciottiEX7-7712TelephoneThis will ring the 1950's Western Electric 554 black rotary dial desk phone on display on the outside display hall at the Rockland Telephone History Center - Rockland, MA. Will only be answered when we are on site.
C. RicciottiEX7-7713TelephoneThis will ring the 1940's Western Electric 302 black rotary dial desk phone on display on the outside display hall at the Rockland Telephone History Center - Rockland, MA. Will only be answered when we are on site.
C. RicciottiEX7-7721TelephoneThis will ring the 1900 era reproduction wooden dial wall set on display at the Rockland Telephone History Center - Rockland, MA. Will only be answered when we are on site.
C. RicciottiEX7-7722TelephoneThis will ring the 1930's Western Electric 202 black rotary dial desk phone on display at the Rockland Telephone History Center - Rockland, MA. Will only be answered when we are on site.
C. RicciottiEX7-7800DISAAE Step Switch Dial Tone Access to the "NEPONSET" Exchange. Working on getting Touch Tone Converters set up to allow direct dial access.
C. RicciottiEX7-9000RecordingHistorical Local Operator and Dial "0" recordings as well as recordings made here at the Rockland Telephone History Center. Direct Dial as 397-9xxx.
C. RicciottiEX7-9001RecordingCaller dialed "0" to the Providence, RI Operator and asked for Sterling Island Family Campground. The Operator eventually connected them to Directory Assistance (411). Recorded 1977
C. RicciottiEX7-9002RecordingCaller dialed "0" from a pay phone into the Providence, RI Toll Operator to report that they lost a dime in the pay phone while trying to call 941-7469 (phone on the WIlliams 1 Panel Switch - Cranston, RI. Recorded 1977
C. RicciottiEX7-9003RecordingSubscriber dialed "0" into the Providence, RI Toll Operator looking for assistance in dialing a toll free number 800-225-5454. Recorded 1977
C. RicciottiEX7-9004RecordingThis is a subscriber who dialed "0" from their home phone and asked to be connected to 949-3087 as a "Special" call. ("Special" was a code word to the operator for people who were unable to dial a call themselves due to a disablilt
C. RicciottiEX7-9005RecordingThis is a subscriber who dialed "0" from their home phone into the Providence RI Toll Operator and asked to be connected to Repair Service for the 831 exchange (831 - TEmple 1) was a large Crossbar 1 switch in Providence at that time. Recorded 19
C. RicciottiEX7-9006RecordingThis is a subscriber who dialed "0" and asked for a collect call to be made to 617-935-3320 (Crossbar 5 Exchange at that time) in Woburn, MA to Hemingways, collect call from a driver. Recorded 1977
C. RicciottiEX7-9007RecordingSubcriber dialed "0" into the Providence, RI Operator and stated he's trying to call 461-4405, and he keeps getting 461-4404. (461 - HOpkins 1) was the last Panel switch in RI, and one of the last to be pulled out on 12/06/1980. This call is n
C. RicciottiEX7-9008RecordingCaller from Scituate, RI Dialed "0" into the Providence, RI Operator, asked how to dial directory assistance. Caller said it wouldn't go through. 647 - NIagra 7, was a step switch in Scituate and you needed to dial 8 + 411 at that time
C. RicciottiEX7-9030RecordingLocal Operator call at Rockland Telephone History Center from "Brockton 125" to Block Island, RI (466-2684) - phone out of service.
C. RicciottiEX7-9100Recording91XX: SCHEDULE ABOVE: Long Distance, Toll and Overseas Telephone Operator recordings - both Historical, and calls recorded at the Rockland Telephone History Center
C. RicciottiEX7-9101RecordingThis is a recording by Charles Payne of a call originated at a payphone in Marblehead, MA, using Inward Operators to route the call across the US and back again to terminate in a neighboring payphone in Marblehead, MA.
C. RicciottiEX7-9102RecordingThis is a long distance operator calling Providence, RI Inward to verify a Busy Signal on West Warwick, RI phone number 828-2279
C. RicciottiEX7-9103RecordingProvidence, RI Inward Operator monitoring a toll connection while Operator is challenging the circuit from the other end of the line. Recorded 1977
C. RicciottiEX7-9110RecordingThis is a group of Cama Call Recordings from an intercepted line that was crossed with Cama Call Operator circuits.
C. RicciottiEX7-9111RecordingCOMING SOON...This is a group of Cama Call Recordings from an intercepted line that was crossed with Cama Call Operator circuits.
C. RicciottiEX7-9112RecordingThis is a group of Cama Call Recordings from an intercepted line that was crossed with Cama Call Operator circuits.
C. RicciottiEX7-9114RecordingRecording of Directory Assistance Operators from an intercepted line that was crossed with Directory Assistance Operator circuits.
C. RicciottiEX7-9120RecordingRecording of the Belhaven, NC Toll operator answering a Dial "0" call. Then hangs up.
C. RicciottiEX7-9121RecordingRecording of the Fredricksburg, VA Toll Operator answering a Dial "0" call and giving the caller all the exchanges that can be called locally from that coin phone.
C. RicciottiEX7-9130RecordingCall from a coin set in New York City, 212 area code to a Directory Assistance Operator in the 403 Area code (Alberta, Canada). Nice example of hearing the automated setup process of a Long Distance call.
C. RicciottiEX7-9131RecordingCall being routed to a long distance intercept operator. Nice connection set up using MF tones to route the connection.
C. RicciottiEX7-9200Recording92XX: Recordings from MISC. Operator Services (Cama Calls, Directory Assistance or other Operator Services from the DIAL era)
C. RicciottiEX7-9300Recording93XX: Sounds and recordings of calls being connect to, or dialed from Step-by Step (Strowger) switches. Provided as a service from the Rockland Telephone History Center. Only available when I'm in the office.
C. RicciottiEX7-9301RecordingCall being connected from a step switch into a CDO (Community Dial Office - All Relay switch) that connects into a busy line. As the connection is being set up, you'll hear bleed through of dial pulses being sent through a selector switch.
C. RicciottiEX7-9400Recording94XX: Sounds and recordings of calls being connect to, or dialed from Panel switches. Provided as a service from the Rockland Telephone History Center. Only available when I'm in the office.
C. RicciottiEX7-9401RecordingRevertative pusling in a New York City Panel Switch, then connecting to a ringing line. Recorded in the late 1970's in New York City.
C. RicciottiEX7-9402RecordingRevertive Pulsing in a New York City Panel switch, that connects to a Ring to Busy. It was quite common in panel switches to connect to a busy line and hear ringing (while hearing the busy signal in the background) then it would trip the busy signal.
C. RicciottiEX7-9403RecordingRevertaive pulsing in a New York City Panel switch, that connects to a ringing line then gets answered by a test board. You'll hear bleed in of the ringing signal in the background between rings. Recorded in the late 1970s
C. RicciottiEX7-9404RecordingRevertive pulsing in a New York City Panel Switch that connects to a ringing line. You'll hear ringing and busy signals bleeding through the background between rings. The power supply in this CO a nice tonal quality.
C. RicciottiEX7-9405RecordingRevertive pulsing in a New York City Panel switch that connects to a Ring to odd Busy. You'll hear a lot of ringing and busy signals bleeding through until the busy signal trips to an odd busy that cuts in and out, causing gaps in the busy signal.
C. RicciottiEX7-9406RecordingRevertive pulsing in a New York City Panel switch that connects to a ringing line. You'll hear a lot of ring signals & occasional busy signals bleeding through in the background between the ring signals. Recording in the late 1970s in NYC.
C. RicciottiEX7-9407RecordingRevertive pulsing in a New York City Panel Switch that connects briefly to a ringing line and then connects to a vacant line in the switch where you can hear a lot of background switch sounds coming through - including noisy relay pinging.
C. RicciottiEX7-9410RecordingThis is a recording of what it sounded like to dial digit by digit in a panel switch, with a pause between each digit so you can hear the setup connections that happen after each digit is dialed. The number dialed is 645-8972
C. RicciottiEX7-9500Recording95XX: Sounds and recordings of calls being connect to, or dialed from Crossbar switches. Provided as a service from the Rockland Telephone History Center. Only available when I'm in the office.
C. RicciottiEX7-9501RecordingRevertive pulsing going into a Crossbar 1 switch, followed by Crossbar 1 ringing.
C. RicciottiEX7-9502RecordingMF Singalling connecting to revertive pulsing going into a Crossbar 1 switch, connecting into an out of service message: "The number you have dialed is not in service at this time..."
C. RicciottiEX7-9503RecordingMF Singalling connecting to revertive pulsing going into a Crossbar 1 switch, connecting to a Crossbar 1 ring.
C. RicciottiEX7-9504RecordingRevertive pulsing after placing a call from a ESS 1 Switch in West Warwick, RI (VAlley Exchange) to a Crossbar 5 switch - Providence, RI. Recorded December 1980.