Pay phones are still making money

There was a time, for those of us old enough to remember, when payphones were everywhere. Shopping malls would have banks of them, busy intersections would have them on the corners and most public places like restaurants would have at least one. Pay phones were the lifeline to home and safety in a world without cell phones.Read the full article

Pay Phones: Is That Still A Thing? | San Diego Union-Tribune

Relics of a not-so distant past remain hidden among us, and many of them still work just fine. Pay phones, which to some might be familiar mostly as a 2012 Maroon 5 song, can still be found across the county. They are quickly becoming a rare sight — statewide the number of pay phones has decreased by more than 70 percent since 2007. But there are still thousands left. Read more: