Old Telegraph Key

These are all parts of this instrument, known as a key on board.

Linking to
Weekly Top Shot
I Heart Macro
Macro Monday 2

Macro photo puzzles


28 Comments on “Old Telegraph Key”

  1. andy1076 says:

    It’s incredible this used to be the norm 🙂

  2. And now we text…..which I don’t always appreciate

  3. Intricate and beautifully made…and nice to see something other than a flower on the macro meme. You have given me something to think about.

  4. Linda W. says:

    Nice job! The telegraph was such an important innovation but it seems primitive now.

  5. Carletta says:

    The piece looks like it’s in beautiful condition.
    Nice macro subject.

  6. geanina says:

    interesting images! 🙂

  7. Jutta K. says:

    Danke für dieses schöne Makro-Bilder-Rätsel für meine Foto-Aktion .
    Genauso ist es perfekt !
    Toll gemacht, ich bin begeistert. Ich hoffe, dich auch beim nächsten mal zu sehen.
    Einen schönen Tag

  8. Somewhere in the future, people will remark blogging as an old-fashioned hobby.

  9. This is so cool Pat! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

  10. Gunilla says:

    Interesting details!

  11. Robin says:

    Pat, cool shots! I learned Morse Code on one of those, when I was a Boy Scout many years ago! And I don’t remember a bit of it!!

  12. Sharp pictures…very eclectic!…:)JP

  13. TheChieftess says:

    Interesting close ups!!!

  14. Amazing what great condition this is in for it’s age. Great subject for a macro project Pat.

  15. unusual subject matter – I like it!

  16. Wow, I’ve never seen one of those. Nice!

  17. artmusedog says:

    Great shots and wonderful presentation ~ so creative ~ xxx

    artmusedog and carol

  18. Katrin says:

    Yes, very cool – I haven’t seen a telegraph before.

  19. Lisa Gordon says:

    Wow, these are fantastic, Pat, and how fortunate you were to be able to photograph it.

  20. Teresa says:

    What a great topic!

  21. katerchen says:

    solche Sachen mag ich
    ganz toll gemacht..hätte ich nie gewusst
    LG vom katerchen

  22. dlk3265 says:

    That is pretty cool!

  23. Synnöve says:

    Wonderful photos of this old machine. Great !

  24. Oh…this is great! Beautiful photos of this historical relic!!! Reminds me on the BBC Series ‘From Larkrise to Candleford’…
    Enjoy a wonderful rest of the week 🙂

  25. Jim says:

    Love these old instruments/devices. Great presentation Pat.

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