Photostory #226R: Signals St. John's Citizens: Historic Noon-day Gun

Gar Lunney
National Film Board Photos
Release Date
September 8, 1959
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
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.