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Offline Fabius

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In Service Pay Phone Found
« on: September 05, 2018, 08:34:20 PM »
I teach at Southwestern Michigan Collage and had a class at a campus I had never been to. To my surprise there was a pay phone mounted on the wall in a common area. I have never seen this model.There was nothing on the phone to indicate who owned it. I asked one of the office ladies about it and she said it was put in for student use. Students who were out of minutes or didn't have a call phone could use it.  It cost 25 cents per call and the pay phone took quarters only. I got a dial tone when I lifted the handset and I dialed a 10 digit number but didn't have a quarter. Next time I'll have a fist full of quarters to make calls.

The pay phone is of quality construction and appears fairly new. I'll find out more about it. I suspect it may be owned and maintained by the College. The front is hinged on the left and there is one of those round security looks on the left.
Tom Vaughn
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