Marconi's Transatlantic Telegraph Service

Marconi At Marconi Towers

Cape Breton Island
Nova Scotia

Figure 4

Guglielmo Marconi at Marconi Towers, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Figure 4
Marconi At Marconi Towers
Marconi is seated at left while operator James Holmes
receives a message from Clifden, Ireland in 1907.
Note that Holmes' headphones look much like modern ones.
The bulbs sitting in a row on the windowledge
are Fleming valve detectors.

Go To:   Marconi's Three Transatlantic Radio Stations in Cape Breton
Go To:   Map showing location of Marconi's radio stations in Cape Breton

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Latest update:   2006 November 10