I feel like this is an important one: I love the aesthetic of places like this, where there's tons of action, dials, gauges, switches just like this, but only if it's like the photo above - not modern control room stuff with all screens and monitors - I really prefer the aesthetic of the analog age.
This Japanese Executive communicates with one of his subordinates via a new video telephone in his office. The multi channel videophone was invented and installed by the Nippon Electric Company and cost $1,300 U.S. dollars for a one-channel set up in 1967
Someone MUST be producing a Bluetooth module for old boom boxes...surely...and if not, why not! I would love running one of these remotely, off my phone. You could even set the EQ to to lose the treble and mix in some 'tape hiss'! The massive Sharp GF-777....K
The main control room at the K-25 uranium enrichment plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (Ed Westcott-the only authorized photographer on the facility/DOE); The U.S. government built the facility there for the Manhattan Project -- the secret World War II program that developed the atomic bomb
15 Epic Photos of Buildings You’ll Never Be Allowed to Enter | Matt Emmett is a prolific urbex ("urban explorer") photographer, working in Europe. He shoots locations that are off limits to the public, like this control room panel from a long-abandoned power plant in Belgium. Matt Emmett | WIRED.com