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Commercial Cable Company · 1899-1964

— Atlantic Telegraph Cables Trail · 1857-1966 · Stop WV7 —


This building, designed by renowned Irish architect
J.F. Fuller FSA, housed the offices of the
Commercial Cable Company from 1899 to 1964.
Worldwide telegraphs were received and transmitted
from here. Waterville was one of the largest cable
stations in the world with a peak staff of approx.
300. The offices operated 365 days a year round
the clock, with a rotating shift pattern of days
& nights and senior telegraphists on call if
problems arose. "The Operating Room" was located
on the main floor. On the top floor was the
Superintendent's office, along with other senior
staff offices and the "Supper Room".
Researched & Written by Dorothy & Amy Rudd.
[Background photo] Woolstone Bros. Postcard
Walk a short distance, veering left past
Iveragh Terrace, the first family homes built
by CCC and the former sports fields,
until you reach WV8.
Placed ByHeritage Iveragh / Oidhreacht Uíbh Ráthaigh
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees0.00000000, 0.00000000
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