A Look at Some of the World’s Vintage Technology
Bike ambulance, 1940s
Early prosthetic legs, from England in the 1890s.
First hair dryer – about 1920
Telephone Tower in Stockholm, c.1890s. The tower connected about 5000 telephone lines from 1897-1913
The Bennie Railplane 1929
The first telephone pay station in Los Angeles, at 228 S. Spring Street, 1899. The service was 50¢ per minute call to San Francisco would cost $13.58 per minute in today’s dollars.