Photostory #226R: Signals St. John's Citizens: Historic Noon-day Gun
National Film Board Photos
September 8, 1959
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
In Cabot Tower on Signal Hill where Marconi received the first trans-Atlantic wireless message in 1901, the radio operator awaits the 12 o'clock time signal. Once again a sound old as Buckley's Goat will echo across St. John's harbour.