32 photos to remind us of the technology of the past!

A journey back in time in pictures!

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32 photos to remind us of the technology of the past!

We all can agree that we live in a highly technological age. It has become so natural to us that it is hard to imagine how things were "back in time".

But all this technology that we benefit from in all aspects of life did not someday fall from the sky as it is! The concepts and devices have developed over time.

These days, it's hard to find some miraculous "technological" accessories. But imagine how people could have been amazed when they arrived on the market!

Machines and technologies full of promise, supposed to save us time and energy, have fun and help us in several areas.

We invite you to take a little trip down memory lane to rethink some of these inventions, which are the mothers of our modern gadgets.

So here is what “before” modernism looked like in XX pictures.

1. The rotary dial phone

It was not so long ago that it was enthroned in each of our homes! Who hasn't used a pen to compose in order to save their fingers?

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2. Toll booths

You always had to have coins in the car.

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4. The snow removal system

It was revolutionary back then!  

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5. A taxi meter

Before it was digital.

source: Facebook - Luc Le François
source: Facebook - Luc Le François


6. A system for the intensity of car headlights

A button on the ground, on which you had to press with your foot.

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7. The Polaroid

And to think that decades later, millions of teenage girls will want a pastel-colored instant camera.

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8. Luxury TV and cassette recorder

Not super compact!

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9. A soft drink fridge

We would all like one at home!

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10. A jukebox

The ultimate symbol of nostalgia!

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11. A cash register

Slower than our current systems, but so beautiful!

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12. The first lawn tractors

They looked cool!

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13. A mini TV

The speaker is bigger than the screen.

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14. A great hair dryer

In its lovely flowery case.

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15. A 45 rpm support

Back in the days, playlists took up more space!

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16. A thermostat

Do you remember them?

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17. A transfer vending machine

When you had to take multiple subways! 

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18. Flash cubes

It took a few things to take a few pictures, formerly!

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19. A modern razor

Be careful not to cut yourself when putting the blade. 

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20. An alarm clock

Your mom probably had the same.

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21. A typewriter ribbon

An object that our children surely do not know.

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22. A grinding wheel for sharpening knives

Long before the knife blocks!

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23. The telephone operators

A rather forgotten profession.

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24. The car radio

It was necessary to find the exact frequency to receive the sound well ...

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25. A telephone booth

An object practically disappeared.

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26. A manual mower

Generations of children have dreamed of a lawn tractor. Even more at this time.

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27. Futuristic equipment for secretaries

Super ergonomic!

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28. A portable radio

To be able to listen to your favourite station everywhere!

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29. An older pay phone

Another thing that required small change.

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30. The currency exchange machine

Do you remember these?

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31. The original video game

Addictive!

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32. The video club

In a place that our youngest children will never have known!

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How many of these do you remember?