Herkimer: Pre-Civil War

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“Down in the Bayou”

Since: Apr 08

Vancleave Mississippi

#1 Mar 10, 2009
pre civil war?..with power lines?..yeah sure..
Jerkimer

AOL

#2 Sep 25, 2009
Shithole then, shithole now
The Watcher

Syracuse, NY

#3 Sep 25, 2009
Early 40's.
America Wants to Know

AOL

#4 Sep 25, 2009
Not power lines..telegraph

“Down in the Bayou”

Since: Apr 08

Vancleave Mississippi

#5 Sep 26, 2009
uh..no...a 12 line telegraph?..hahahaha

Since: Jul 09

Constableville, NY

#6 Sep 27, 2009
Daniel in Hobbs wrote:
uh..no...a 12 line telegraph?..hahahaha
they needed 12 lines back then, how do you think they carried the internet to everyone. it's in all the history books.

“Down in the Bayou”

Since: Apr 08

Vancleave Mississippi

#7 Sep 27, 2009
rocky dennis wrote:
<quoted text>
they needed 12 lines back then, how do you think they carried the internet to everyone. it's in all the history books.
oh yeah...forgot about that...
ionceherd

East Syracuse, NY

#8 Oct 2, 2009
before full duplex transmission the lines were probably dedicated to the few subscribers who shared party lines. (similar to railroad telegraph poles you still see a few of on rt 5 ).i'm about your grandfathers age and our first phone number had 4 numbers and one digit..GAWRSH A WIZZER

“Down in the Bayou”

Since: Apr 08

Vancleave Mississippi

#9 Oct 3, 2009
my grandfather would be around 150 today...

Since: Jul 09

Constableville, NY

#10 Oct 3, 2009
Daniel in Hobbs wrote:
my grandfather would be around 150 today...
.....and?

“Down in the Bayou”

Since: Apr 08

Vancleave Mississippi

#11 Oct 4, 2009
rocky dennis wrote:
<quoted text>
.....and?
you must be one of those types that used "crib" notes...ya gotta read the ENTIRE story to have a clue....and I bet you have NO IDEA what I am talking about...
Herkimer Was Nice Once

Southport, NC

#12 Oct 4, 2009
Herkimer used to be a nice place to live. It had two movie theaters. A thriving main street was very inviting but today it's a sewer. All the smart people left.
Mark M

Syracuse, NY

#13 Aug 11, 2014
According to this page: http://herkimer.nygenweb.net/herktown/downtow...
the buildings are Pre-civil war, not necessarily the photograph.

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