dont ever move to a small town!!!!!

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That is the most pathetic looking U.S. Post Office I have ever seen. That is shameful.
That one looks like a palace compared to the one nearest my apartment. Seriously tiny, Basic as hell. They still have a pay-phone inside of it. I'm not even sure if it works or if they just decided it would be too much of a bother uninstalling it.
 

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That one looks like a palace compared to the one nearest my apartment. Seriously tiny, Basic as hell. They still have a pay-phone inside of it. I'm not even sure if it works or if they just decided it would be too much of a bother uninstalling it.
PHO-TO! PHO-TO! PHO-TO! :LOL:
 

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That one looks like a palace compared to the one nearest my apartment. Seriously tiny, Basic as hell. They still have a pay-phone inside of it. I'm not even sure if it works or if they just decided it would be too much of a bother uninstalling it.
That post office is probably one of the covert entrances to MIB Headquarters. The pay phone is how they gain entry.
 

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No weapons allowed inside the Post Office.... Though apparently that rule doesn't apply to the employees over at my neighborhood.
 

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They still have a pay-phone inside of it. I'm not even sure if it works or if they just decided it would be too much of a bother uninstalling it.
Verizon probably disconnected the line at the frame in the CO and abandoned it in place. A few such artifacts also lingering in the Dallas area with faded Verizon/GTE or AT&T/Southwestern Bell logos.
 

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I want some, and booths. Those things are so Americana, I mean, they are iconic--they were part of the American life for so long...whenever I see them in an old movie, it makes me sad that they are gone now. Where is Clark Kent supposed to change clothes? :unsure:

Lois Lane: Clark! Where are you going? This alien attack is a big story, we have to cover it!

Clark Kent: Ah, I really have to find a porta-potty Lois. I'll see you later, I gotta go!

Lois Lane: Why didn't you go before we left the office?! Oh Clark! 🤦‍♀️
 

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Couple of pics from my small town gun shop

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I want some, and booths. Those things are so Americana, I mean, they are iconic--they were part of the American life for so long...whenever I see them in an old movie, it makes me sad that they are gone now. Where is Clark Kent supposed to change clothes? :unsure:

Lois Lane: Clark! Where are you going? This alien attack is a big story, we have to cover it!

Clark Kent: Ah, I really have to find a porta-potty Lois. I'll see you later, I gotta go!

Lois Lane: Why didn't you go before we left the office?! Oh Clark! 🤦‍♀️
If I had the space, I'd definitely have one of those old-school phone booths.
 

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Oh, Man! What movie was it, where the streets were empty, deserted, and all the phones in the phone booths rang? Am I remembering that right? Seems like I remember it that way, but I'm not sure about it. :anyone:
 

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Ebay has loads of phone booths for sale, some for not much over $1,000. The only issue is all of them are local pickup only. I guess it makes sense. Hate to think what the freight charges would be for something that size. I guess if you have the means to get these home then they're not cost prohibitive. Not something you could tie on the roof of a car, unfortunately.

If I had the room and money, I'd buy myself a subway train. That would be a cool thing to have. Probably no way to actually run it, even if I had space on my property for a track. These things require north of half a megawatt per car while accelerating. Cruising is a little better, but we're probably still talking 50 to 100kW per car.
 
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