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May 1, 2016

The pneumatic tube's strange 150-year journey


North Philadelphia showed off its system by sending a cat and an aquarium through it, as well as eggs, china, and hot tea. A rabbit hopped in a tube as well. Once, even a sick cat was sent through the tubes to a veterinarian. (When he emerged, he jumped out of the canister and ran away as fast as possible.) - Vox

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 1, 2016 12:51 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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