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Pay phone listed as an amenity
« on: September 11, 2018, 08:31:44 PM »
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Today I was booking a camping site for a future camping trip. Most of these places are isolated from populated areas, it’s a big part of their allure.

In a world where pay phones are disappearing from the landscape, I couldn’t help but notice “pay phone” listed under the heading of amenities along with other necessities like ice, Electric hookups and firewood.

Pay phones aren’t completely obsolete.......
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Re: Pay phone listed as an amenity
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 12:36:53 PM »
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Re: Pay phone listed as an amenity
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 03:15:19 PM »
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And a dial phone, none the less!
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Re: Pay phone listed as an amenity
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2018, 03:18:21 PM »
It is not much of an amenity if it is out of order! Is that a WE or AE?
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Re: Pay phone listed as an amenity
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2018, 09:44:22 PM »
If its out of order, can pro-phone guests repair it as an activity? That would add value to any trip in my book  :D
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Re: Pay phone listed as an amenity
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2018, 12:12:47 AM »
Looks like Automatic Electric to me.
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Re: Pay phone listed as an amenity
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2018, 08:19:16 AM »
This is one of Ron Knappen's (phoneco) Automatic Electric pay phones converted (by phoneco) for 25 cent calls. The Trempeleau Hotel is in the village  next to Galesville, Wisconsin. I stayed there back in 1986.
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