Pneumatic Tube Articles about "Pneumatic Mail"
Pneumatic Tube Mail in Brussels BelgiumAt the end of the 1960s, transport tubes with a diameter of 50 cm were installed along the Metro tunnels of some routes. These connect the post sorting centres "Brussels X", "Brussels 1", "Brussels 4" and "Office des Cheques Postaux".
Pneumatic Tube System, Rohrpost, Buizenpost, Transport Pneumatique
Scientific American: Pneumatic Mail Tube System, New York CityThe transmission of matter through closed tubes by means of a current of air flowing therein is not by any means a novel idea, although its successful application to commercial purposes is of recent date.
'La posta pneumatica' in ItalyPneumatic mail was created to speed up the sending of letters and telegrams: the first underground networks of pipes were built in Milan, Rome and Naples transporting cylinders containing up to 80 letters. But the spread of the telephone and faster postal services made its use less and less frequent: the service was permanently closed in 1981.
Pneumatic Despatch, a novel mode of sending parcels2 March 1863 - "The latest mode of sending mail-bags and parcels is by means of atmospheric air. This has been adopted in London by the Pneumatic Despatch Company, on a comparatively small scale; but the principle is capable of wide extension, and there appears but little doubt that, after a short time, a great deal of the merchandise of the metropolis will be sent from one point to another through underground tubes."
What the pneumatic parcel post can carry!?7 September 1904 - "The cylinders are of different sizes according to the contents. Here we see a bird cage, a dog, a guinea pig, and other articles that have been carried. People are already familiar with the same principle on a small scale at the telegraph offices."
Underground works in the Euston-Road28 May 1864 - "... There is, first, immediately under the surface of the road, a double set of mains and pipes for supplying the district with water and gas. Beneath these passes, transversely iron tube belonging to the Pneumatic Dispatch Company, through which parcels are constantly being conveyed backwards and forwards, and occasionally the mailbags also, between the General Post Office and this district..."
The General Post Office’s own Tube Railway for conveying mail matter31 January 1914 - "The General Post Office is about to start its own tube railway to facilitate the handling of mail matter in London; this in addition to the numerous miles of pneumatic tubes already in use."
The essential features of a Pneumatic Tube Line are four...17 September 1904 - "A suitable conduit, or tube; a carrier for passing through the tube; a transmitter, or device for dispatching the carrier; and a receiver, or apparatus for arresting the carrier and delivering it from the line."
Pneumatic Parcel Post, An Attempt To Supersede The Carrier17 September 1904 - "The present scheme to undermine London with pneumatic tubes for the conveyance of parcels and letters is a revival. A Pneumatic Despatch Company Act was passed in 1859, and between 1960 and 1865 tubes were laid down in Threadneedle Street, and from Euston Station to Camden Town and Holborn."
The Pneumatic Despatch, by S. J. Mackie1864 - "Underground London in the course of a few years will be quite as wonderful as London above ground."
Pneumatic Tube, Instrument Gallery5 December 1874 - "The pneumatic despatch tubes used for sending written telegram forms between the Central Office and some of the telegraph offices in the City at West Strand."
Opening of the pneumatic despatch tube at the Holborn end18 November 1865 - "The system of conveyance by atmospheric propulsion through tube, which was lately exhibited in the grounds of the Crystal Palace, and had previously been tried on the short experimental line at Battersea, as well as in the neighbourhood of the Euston-square station, in Seymour-street and Eversholtstreet, Camden Town, has now obtained an important practical extension by the opening of the line from Euston-square to Holborn - a distance of one mile and three quarters - whence it will be continued another mile eastward to the General Post Office."
First Dispatch of Mail-Bags through the Pneumatic Tube28 February 1863 - "First dispatch of mail-bags through the Pneumatic Tube from the district office in Eversholt-street to Euston station."
The Pneumatic Despatch24 August 1861 - "A company has been formed, under the title of the Pneumatic Despatch Company, for establishing in the metropolis lines of pneumatic tube for the speedy conveyance of letters and parcels..."
Pneumatic Tube Mail Prague CzechThe commissioning of the Pneumatic Tube Mail system in Prague (Czech) was at 4 March 1899.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Vienna AustriaIn Austria, the "Österreichische Post- und Telegraphenverwaltung" (today: "Österreichische Post AG") had only in Vienna a Pneumatic Tube System for mail delivery.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Cologne GermanyThere is no information available yet about a Pneumatic Tube Mail system in Cologne Germany, but this postcard proofs there was one!
Pneumatic Tube Mail Geneva SwitzerlandAccording to a reference list - published 1927 - from the German company Mix & Genest AG, Abteilung Rohrpost und Förderanlagen in Berlin-Schöneberg, the Swiss city of Geneva had access to a Pneumatic Tube Mail system with 10 stations and a tube length of 4,000 meters.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Lausanne SwitzerlandAccording to a reference list - published 1927 - from the German company Mix & Genest AG, Abteilung Rohrpost und Förderanlagen in Berlin-Schöneberg, the Swiss city of Lausanne had access to a Pneumatic Tube Mail system with 3 stations and a tube length of 700 meters.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Zürich SwitzerlandAccording to a reference list - published 1927 - from the German company Mix & Genest AG, Abteilung Rohrpost und Förderanlagen in Berlin-Schöneberg, the Swiss city of Zürich had access to a Pneumatic Tube Mail system with 3 stations and a tube length of 4,500 meters.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Hamburg GermanyThe Pneumatic Tube Mail in Hamburg was first used at 24 October 1864. In the 1960s is was replaced by the "Großrohrpost".
Pneumatic Tube Mail Buenos Aires ArgentinaThe Argentine name for the Pneumatic Tube Mail is "Expreso Urbano".
Pneumatic-Tube Room General Post Office LondonDescriptive sketch of the transit of telegraphic messages by pneumatic tube system from district offices to the Central Station and more.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Amsterdam The NetherlandsWas there a Pneumatic Tube Mail system in Amsterdam? For a long time the only evidence was a quote at the German Rohrpost Wikipedia page referring to a photo from the C. Aug. Schmidt & Söhne company. This conclusion is doubtful in my opinion. But I did find real proof of existence!!
Pneumatic Tube Mail Rotterdam The NetherlandsThe Hauschild company from Stralau, near Berlin Germany, created a Pneumatic Mail system between the main postoffice and the stockexchange.
Unique pneumatic tube photoA nice discovery if I say so myself, I have printed the photo inside a magic lantern slide which I have recently bought on eBay. The photo shows in my eyes a unique scene.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Naples ItalyAccording to a reference list - published 1927 - from the German company Mix & Genest AG, Abteilung Rohrpost und Förderanlagen in Berlin-Schöneberg, the Italian city of Naples had access to a Pneumatic Tube Mail system with ten stations and a tube length of 17 kilometers.
Pneumatic Tube Mail London Great BritainInteresting sidelights on the work of the G.P.O. Pneumatic tubes at the London Central Telegraph Office.
The Mix & Genest companyMix & Genest was founded on 1 October 1879 by the businessman Wilhelm Mix and the engineer Werner Genest in Berlin-Schöneberg.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Marseille FranceThe Pneumatic Tube Mail was opened in Marseille in 1910. It never came close to the Parisian pneumatic tube system in importance. As far as known, the Marseilles pneumatic tube network was never extended beyond the city limits and originally comprised seven post offices.
100th Anniversary of the Pneumatic Tube Mail in Paris11 november 1866 - 11 november 1966, 100 year Pneumatic Tube Mail in Paris, France.
The "petit bleu" and other postcards used in the "Tubes Pneumatiques" in ParisThe "petit bleu" and other postcards used in the "Tubes Pneumatiques" in Paris.
Italian pneumatic mail stampsIn Italy they didn't use specially made envelopes and postcards with pre-printed postage stamps, like in Germany, France and other countries. They had beside the stamps for the regular mail, separate stamps for the transport by Pneumatic Mail!
Pneumatic Tube Mail Munich GermanyAccording to a reference list - published 1927 - from the German company Mix & Genest AG, Abteilung Rohrpost und Förderanlagen in Berlin-Schöneberg, the German city of Munich had access to a Pneumatic Tube Mail system with 48 stations and a tube length of 46 kilometers.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Bremen GermanyAccording to a reference list - published 1927 - from the German company Mix & Genest AG, Abteilung Rohrpost und Förderanlagen in Berlin-Schöneberg, the German city of Bremen had access to a Pneumatic Tube Mail system with four stations and a tube length of 2.500 meters.
Book, The Pneumatic Post of ParisPublished by The France & Colonies Philatelic Society of Great Britain.
The Pneumatic Tube Mail all over the worldMail delivery by means of Pneumatic Tube Systems, was in the end of 19th and the beginning of the 20th century an important phenomenon. Pneumatic Tube Systems were used in a lot of large cities in the world for the transport of mail. Here you see an overview of these Pneumatic Tube Mail installations ordered by country.
Books, Pneumatic Tube Mail Berlin GermanyPostschnelldienst Berlin, Luft-Züge and Die Berliner Stadtrohrpost in der Zeit von 1933 bis 1945.
Amphilex 2002 BuizenpostAMPHILEX is a major international philately event that has been organized by the Dutch TPG Post and The Philatelic Foundation. The 2002 event celebrates 150 years of Dutch postage stamps.
De teloorgang van de pneumatische stadspostOnder tal van Europese metropolen liggen wijdvertakte, pneumatische minimetro´s weg te roesten. Ooit waren dat razendsnelle vervoerssystemen met een diameter van zeven centimeter, waarin jaarlijks miljoenen telegrammen, brieven en pakketten heen en weer zoefden.Marten Minkema begrijpt niet waarom de tot op heden onovertroffen stadsbuizenpost is verdwenen en reisde naar Wenen, Berlijn en tenslotte Praag, de enige stad die haar ´potrubni posta´ vooralsnog in ere houdt.
Der Untergang der pneumatischen PostUnter einer Vielzahl Europäischer Metropolen rosten weitverzweigte, pneumatische Mini-U-Bahnen vor sich hin. Vor etlicher Zeit waren es rasendschnelle Beförderungssysteme mit einem Durchmesser von sieben Zentimetern, worin jährlich Millionen Telegramme, Briefe und Pakete hin und her schwirrten.Marten Minkema versteht nicht, warum die bis heute unübertroffene Stadtrohrpost verschwunden ist und reiste nach Wien, Berlin und schließlich nach Prag, die einzige Stadt die ihre "Potrubni Posta" noch in Ehren hält.
Book, Die entwicklung und der heutige stand der StadtrohrposttechnikThe history of the Pneumatic Tube System, a theoretical explanation of the air proportions on Pneumatic Tube Systems and descriptions of several system components.
Book, StadtrohrpostanlagenThe arising of the Pneumatic Tube Mail, explanation several system components, project examples, reference letters and a reference list.
Pneumatic Tube Mail New York USA5,000,000 letters sent daily throught underground Pneumatic Mail Tubes in New York city.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Boston USAThe Boston Postal Pneumatic Tube System was commissioned on August 6, 1926, a lot later than the other cities.
Pneumatic Tube Mail Milan ItalyAccording to a reference list - published 1927 - from the German company Mix & Genest AG, Abteilung Rohrpost und Förderanlagen in Berlin-Schöneberg, the Italian city of Milan had access to a Pneumatic Tube Mail system with 6 stations and a tube length of 10 kilometers.
French movie "Baiser Volés" or "Stolen Kisses"The underground pneumatic post of Paris from François Truffaut's 1968 film "Baiser Volés", also known as "Stolen Kisses".
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