Helen Soros works the new pneumatic tube system to take cash at Marshall Fields store in Chicago, November 1947

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PNEUMATIC TUBES atomic-flash: Helen Soros works the new pneumatic tube system to take cash at Marshall Fields store in Chicago, November 1947

Pneumatic tube system on duty in a restaurant...

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Twin Head Pneumatic Tube Bender-- Winton Machine Company - YouTube

Twin Head Pneumatic Tube Bender-- Winton Machine Company - YouTube

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Amazing Indoor Play With Balls, Vaccum Tubes, and Air! Cool Pneumatic Tubes Structure at Kids Museum

Amazing Indoor Play With Balls, Vaccum Tubes, and Air! Cool Pneumatic Tubes Structure at Kids Museum

The New York City Pneumatic Mail System delivered mail through 27 miles of pressurized tubes from 1898 to 1918.

Underground Mail Road; Modern Plans for All-but-Forgotten Delivery System

The New York City Pneumatic Mail System delivered mail through 27 miles of pressurized tubes from 1898 to

The first pneumatic tube mail system was installed in Philadelphia in 1893. New York City’s came in 1897. Each tube could carry between 400 and 600 letters and traveled at 30-35 miles per hour. In its full glory, the pneumatic tubes covered a 27-mile route, connecting 23 post offices.

This 1908 map reveals the extent of NYC's pneumatic tube mail network, the promise it once held and how some destinations on the route have evolved.

Pneumatic tube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pneumatic tube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The pneumatic tube - uses air pressure to rise and flots you up and down in this $30,000 home elevator.

Pneumatic residential elevator or vacuum elevator for your home - cool or what?

That Time People Sent a Cat Through the Mail Using Pneumatic Tubes - "The Cat in the Canister": It's like a Dr. Seuss story, only it actually happened.

That Time People Sent a Cat Through the Mail Using Pneumatic Tubes

The crazy story of the first pneumatic mail service. When the streets of New York are being dug up you can occasionally see remnants of the pneumatic tubes.

A History of Pneumatic Tube Transportation, The Basic Technology Behind the Hyperloop

A History of Pneumatic Tube Transportation, The Basic Technology Behind the Hyperloop

The pneumatic tube's strange journey: Pneumatic tubes have been moving mail, people, and cats for more than a century.

Fun Maps: NYC’s Pneumatic Tube Mail Network Circa 1908... This 1908 map reveals the extent of NYC's pneumatic tube mail network, the promise it once held and how some destinations on the route have evolved.

Fun Maps: NYC’s Pneumatic Tube Mail Network Circa This 1908 map reveals the extent of NYC's pneumatic tube mail network, the promise it once held and how some destinations on the route have evolved.

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