Archive for May 12th, 2018

Relic of the Empire: Pay Phone Mount

Spotted at the NSQG World of Quilts show in the WCSU O’Neill Center:

Payphone mounting plate

Payphone mounting plate

I’m mildly surprised the (apparently recent) wall reupholstering didn’t cover it up. I’m certain many students don’t recognize it.

The FCC says the US is down to 100 k pay phones from a peak of over two million; they don’t tally the number of bare wall mount plates, though.