Transatlantic Cable, 1928

Summary

This cable is part of a display of transatlantic telegraph cables dating from 1858-1928. This cable section was part of a system laid from Newfoundland, Canada to Horta in the Azores in 1928.

This cable is part of a display of transatlantic telegraph cables dating from 1858-1928. This cable section was part of a system laid from Newfoundland, Canada to Horta in the Azores in 1928.

Artifact

Transatlantic cable

Date Made

1928

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2016.0.33.1.11

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wire
Metal

Color

Black (Color)
Silver (Color)

Dimensions

Length: 12 in

Diameter: 1.125 in

Inscriptions

stamped in black on ferrule: 1928

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