• Don't Panic: Why Technophobes Have Been Getting It Wrong Since Gutenberg When humans first developed the wheel, there were surely some naysayers who bemoaned the jobs it would eliminate, the unsafe speeds of newfangled carts, or the damage wheels would do to our most cherished relationships. Today, we’re all too familiar with the knee-jerk reactions that accompany every advance in modern technology: Self-driving cars will steal jobs from professional drivers, or social…
  • Antique Telephone Collector Gary Goff Talks Candlesticks and Desk Sets How did I get started collecting antique telephones? As a kid I always liked phones, using them, talking on them. As a teenager I had some business telephone equipment that was taken out of an old building that was being demolished. Bell System or Western Electric 1A equipment. I took it off the wall of this old building that my father had purchased that was in the path of the I5 Freeway in downto…
  • Uncovering Lost Treasure - Antique Art Deco Telephones In Storage Since 1945 Every collector dreams of being the person to uncover cities of lost gold, the next Tutankhamen's tomb, or if not that, an overgrown, abandoned railroad depot packed to the rafters with relics and surprises. That hasn't happened to me yet, but here's something almost as good that did happen: Click the photo above to read how I uncovered a stash of antique telephones that had been hidden in …