Sunday, June 26, 2011
Images from a wonderful webpage entitled "alcune note sulla 'posta pneumatica'" (which I only wish that I could understand without the the morphing mediation of google translate), and a recent holiday in Sicily...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
After having our tickets stamped at an vintage post office booth we wandered through the many levels of the intriguing museum. We threaded our way through postal technological history, and then saw what I had been waiting for - the tubes pneumatique:
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
BASF recently posted this picture on their Flikr account. Pneumatic tubes, whilst famous for their mail systems underneath cities, were often used, and still are, for internal communication within companies. Seems a rather quiet picture, although I am sure that this sunny morning was far from it!