Helen Soros works the new pneumatic tube system to take cash at Marshall Fields store in Chicago, November 1947.
Long before the Internet was a glimmer in Al Gore’s eye, a different series of tubes helped shuttle messages from one place to another, seemingly by magic.
Pneumatic tube system in the in New York used to transfer the mail with a total length of miles)
Pneumatic Tube System Carriers
NYCs Pneumatic Tube Mail Network - Untapped New York
The New York City Pneumatic Mail System delivered mail through 27 miles of pressurized tubes from 1898 to 1918.
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