"Stringing" the great 100 pair cable, 16G Toll Line.

By Glenn Drummond; posted January 5, 2010

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Archive Description: Workers for the Colorado Telephone Company stand in an alley with a spool of telephone wire, or pose harnessed to a wooden telephone pole in Denver, CO. Men carry tool belts, wear overalls, suspenders, hats, wear leather gloves. Circa: 1885 - 1900. Photograph courtsey of Coi Gehrig, Western History Center, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO.