Pay Telephones

There are a number of styles and varieties of public “coin” or “pay” telephones – designed for a variety of uses and situations. Listed here are vintage and modern public telephones used in the North American (US & Canada) public telephone network. These include normal telephone company made ones, as well as COCOT (Customer Owned Coin Operated Telephone) equipment. Also here is information on the former AT&T Automated Coin Toll Service (ACTS).


Automatic Electric Pay Phones
Western Electric Pay Phones
Northern Electric Pay Phones