We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
AU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 14th July 2016 > Jura phone artefact goes on display

Jura phone artefact goes on display

A MANUAL telephone exchange used on Jura from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s is among more than 3,000 objects going on display at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh as part of the opening of 10 new galleries within the museum.

From 1949 until 1974, Effie Macdougall was the only telephone operator for Jura. Effie ran the Jura exchange from the main room in her house, connecting calls made to or from the island or between subscribers on Jura.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Oban Times & Lochaber Times - 14th July 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 14th July 2016
$1.49
Or 149 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.02 per issue
SAVE
32%
$52.99
Or 5299 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.08 per issue
SAVE
28%
$27.99
Or 2799 points

View Issues

About The Oban Times & Lochaber Times

Local news, sport and leisure

Other Articles in this Issue


Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points