The teletype printers shown in the pictures were type 15. Very mechanical and slow. According to Floyd they operated at about 60 wpm.
Railroads in the United States used Telegraph well into the 1970's for not only internal communications but also as a way of communicating between various roads.
Type 15 Teletype Machines in the Central Terminal Telegraph Office
Al Tuscher, department boss, standing talking to Jim Timmons, the printer maintainer. Unknown printer maintainer is in background.
Norm Neubig and Hal Schup together at the teletype machines.
Ed (last name unknown) is at the time stamp.
This is a shot of part of the roof, taken from up in the tower. Note the pigeon and its shadow for perspective.
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