Telephone switchboard

    In 1920, phone calls in Ashland were routed through the telephone switchboard located on second floor of the Citizens Bank Building (now Lutton Law). The client would ring, the operators seated at the switchboard would ask for a number and it would be connected. The first telephone exchange had 35 phones in existence. In 1957 the exchange was moved across the street to their new building. (Photo provided by the Ashland Historical Society)

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