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Can You Hear Me Now?

Can You Hear Me Now?


This public phone booth, surrounded by the waters of Lake Coeur d'Alene in summer, can be accessed by foot during the winter months. It's not really hooked up, but it attracts attention and wonder among tourists.

Photo by Estar
Aug 31, 2010 11:48 PM
I have heard of land lines, but not so much about water lines at least in so far as phones are concerned.