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twocvbloke:
Thought I'd share this video of two people exploring a cold war-era bunker with a surprisingly still intact telephone exchange, granted it's been vandalised, but a lot of it is still there and probably serviceable once cleaned up:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gwed0aR4ECk

rdelius:
Mostly Strowger step by step

dsk:
You may see some frome a Norwegian cold war exchange from the Cuba Crises  25 sec int this film: https://digitaltmuseum.no/021115517241/asen-nodsentral-innlemmet-i-norsk-telemuseum

The complete manual backup, the exchange is protected as a museum.

19and41:
It's remarkable how fast such places have deteriorated.  It's difficult to locate any of the facilities I worked in during the late '70s to 1980.  I know where they are, but they are either put to different purposes or obliterated and a part of agricultural fields.  I hate to se the memories gone, but it's good they aren't needed now. 

twocvbloke:
From 20:02, another cold war-era exchange gets a look, and this one appears to be somewhat functional:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdLoUF3CBU4

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