telegraph line


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Synonyms for telegraph line

the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals

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In Pearce, a railroad company granted a telegraph and telephone company the right to erect and operate telephone and telegraph lines along its right of way.
Constructing the Lake Erie telegraph line between Buffalo and Detroit cost $150 per mile.
After an aborted private sector venture in the 1860s to construct a telegraph line from the United States and then-British west coast through Russian Alaska and Siberia to Europe, it was thirty-five years before a telegraph line would actually be built across Alaska.
1980, An End to Silence: The Building of the Overland Telegraph Line, Methuen, Sydney.
1854 was the beginning of the telecommunications sector activity in Egypt and the establishment of the first telegraph line linking Cairo and Alexandria.
The current Telegraph line up is (back row left to right): Alan Teece, Ben Ellis, James Breheny, Ben Fitzpatrick, Neil Crowder, Mike Vernon, Lloyd Winkle and Stewart Keating.
the luscious fruits and vegetables of the golden fields of California in the markets of the Eastern cities." Ideas and information--from stock market figures to fashion trends--could be transmitted instantaneously on the telegraph line built alongside the railroad.
It took one and half month for the news of the rebellion to reach England in absence of telegraph line. The message from Peshawar - Lahore on telegraph first had to go to Karachi and then to Calcutta and finally to Delhi due to absence of lines in central India - available lines were soon cut by the natives.
Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG entered Iran in 1868 while building Britain's telegraph line between London and India.
Industrial conglomerate Siemens entered Iran in 1868 while building Britain's telegraph line between London and India.
Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG SIE.XE +0.18% entered Iran in 1868 while building Britain's telegraph line between London and India.
By 1910 the British had 11 rest houses on the road between Sikkim and Gyantse and also a telegraph line to India.
Morse transmitted the message "What hath God wrought'' from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America's first telegraph line.
In 1863 he was part of an expedition to run a telegraph line from India to Persia and across Turkey to the Bosporus.
They rode up the east coast, from Brisbane to Charters Towers, then through crocodile country, followed the new Normanton-Croydon railway line, and then the telegraph line to Camooweal, pushing their bikes through sand and spinifex and waterless desert.