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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Telephone Repeater Station (RM of Morris)

This small brick building sits along Manitoba Highway #330 in the Rural Municipality of Morris. Its electrical service has been disconnected and the building is presently used for storage. During the 1950s, it was used to house “J” Carrier Repeaters, a component of the Trans-Canada Telecommunications System. Constructed around 1952, the equipment inside the building was owned and operated by MTS.

Telephone Repeater Station

Telephone Repeater Station (July 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44958, W97.36795
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

MHS Centennial Business: Manitoba Government Telephones / Manitoba Telephone System / MTS Allstream / Bell MTS

Sources:

We thank Ralph Groening and Larry Driedger for assistance in locating this site, and Jim Hicks for providing additional information about it.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2020

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