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LINKS
These are links to other sites which may be of interest to those interested in Morse Telagraph.

RAIL AND TELEGRAPH






  • TELEGRAPH HISTORY
    This site, put together by John Casale, contains many links to very early articles regarding telegraphy.





HISTORY OF THE TELEGRAPH






  • HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE
    This is a link to an article in the August 1873 issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine about the telegraph at that time. There are many interesting illustrations within the article.



  • THE TELEGRAPHER WEB PAGE
    This is the website of the author of My Sisters Telegraphic and Ma Kiley: The Life of a Telegrapher. It contains many interesting articles about women telegraphers in the early days of telegraphy, as well as articles and links to other aspects of telegraph history.



  • Pioneer Florida Museum, Dade City, FL
    Home page of Pioneer Florida Museum, Dade City, FL. 1927 Atlantic Coast Line Railroad depot from Trilby, FL has been moved onto the museum site. Florida Chapter, Morse Telegraph Club is assisting the museum in restoring the telegraph office of the depot to approximately 1950 condition.



  • H.B.PLANT RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

    This is a link to the web site of the H. B. Plant Railroad Historical Society.  The Society actively cooperates with the Florida Chapter of the Morse Telegraph Club and provides an excellent venue for the Club to stage demonstrations at their annual railroad show and swap meet.




  • ATLANTIC CABLE
    History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network, with many links to other sites, references, museums, etc.









  • PHILIPS' CODE
    A link to a site containing the complete 1925 edition of Philips Code, considered the most complete version.









  • Maritime Radio Historical Society
    This site contains information about earlier days of maritime radio telegraphy. Look under "Incredible Radio Tales" for some interesting personal accounts.














TAPE OF FIRST TELEGRAPH MESSAGE
  • TAPE OF FIRST TELEGRAPH MESSAGE
    This is a link to the Library of Congress site which contains a digitized image of the first telegraph message sent, annotated in Professor Morse's own hand.


SAMUEL F. B. MORSE IN ART, TELEGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAPHY


LINKS TO TELEGRAPH VIDEOS


FUN SITES



  • THE RAILROAD TELEGRAPHER
    The University of Iowa has digitized several years, starting in 1899, of The Railroad Telegrapher, a journal for telegraphers and the official organ of The Order of Railroad Telegraphers. The magazine contains technical information and advice as well as news of union activities. It is fully searchable.



  • BRITISH MUSEUM OF TECHNOLOGY
    This is a link to the website of the British Museum of Technology which has great photos and information about a wide variety of technical instruments, military, telegraph, telephone, scientific, industrial, etc.


CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT
  • SCARD
    This is the site of the Signal Corps Association Re-enactors Division, which contains information regarding the activities of the Federal Army Signal Corps as it began its life during the Civil War.






  • "A Complete Guide to Morse Code"
    Link to another site with links to many other sites with information about telegraphy. The site itself contains several inaccuracies, so it is best to ignore the site but to follow the links from that site.