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Northwestern Bell - $900,000 Bell project To Begin jHere This...
$900,000 Bell project To Begin jHere This Spring ^Highlighting new' building .in At- antic this year is -the $900,000 tele- ih'one expansion and improvement trogram of the Northwestern Bell telephone company which gets un- er way this spring with construc- ion. of, an annex to its. present ilding: The project is; expected to ice^to Atlantic. .. . The Allied Construction company of Atlantic' was .awarded the contract forbuilding the ,37VSx8l annex td ' {he present building to house dial! equipment, new operator swlpchbpards and long distance Equipment.: The addition will be a one-storVi and fcasement structure witn a partial second floor an<5 is to be built to the east and north of the-. present building. The present building was erected in 1940 and enlarged in 1948. Gamblin Plumbing and Heating of Atlantic has the plumbing and heating contract and McClelland Electric of Denison has the electric "work on the new building. Architects are Tinsley, Higgins, Lighter & Lyons of Des Moines. , Engineering specifications for the new dial equipment and switchboards are being prepared and the equipment wim be manufactured by 'Western Electric. The project will .require work on all customer telephones and each of the. Almost 4,300. telephones in Atlantic and the. 'surrounding rural area will be replaced or equipped for dial service. It. will be necessary to change all telephone numbers and issu<? nevy directory listings with Inauguration of dial service. W. B. Wilcox is the Bell company manager here.

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  1. Atlantic News-Telegraph,
  2. 29 Feb 1960, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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