The next picture was of the railroad depot. The telegrapher and baggage clerk were going around the side of the depot towards the tracks. A freight train was rushing through the picture.
Even as I watched it in the picture, I heard the wail of a train whistle in the distance, and it was coming from outside, across town. That freight train was going through town right now.
I put the pictures back the way they had been, and stole softly from Aunt Matilda's bedroom to the bathroom, and closed the door.
"No wonder Aunt Matilda invested in this thing!" I said to my image in the mirror as I shaved.
Picture TV would make all other TV receivers obsolete! Full color TV at that! And with some new principle in stereophonic sound!
What about the fact that neither picture had been plugged into an outlet? Probably run by batteries.
What about the lack of weight? Obviously a new TV principle was involved. Maybe it required fewer circu