Postal Service

Fairfax

Cool! Rural Mail Delivery Routes for Fairfax County

This is totally fascinating. It’s a map from 1912, published by the U.S. Post Office, showing the rural delivery routes for Fairfax County, back when things were really different and there were plenty of farms there....
E-COM letter (source: businessinsider.com)

Post Office Embraces “Electronic Mail” and E-COM

In 1982, the United States Post Office launched a new system dubbed E-COM (Electronic Computer-Originated Mail) as an attempt to adopt the nascent technology of electronic mail. Almost comical by today’s standard, but probably thought of...
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