Professions that are forever gone
• Professions that are forever gone
Many professions, which have been claimed for another ten, twenty or even thirty years ago, is finally a thing of the past, as modern technology simply pushed. Some of these jobs were dangerous to life and health, others have used child labor.
Here is the list of 10 occupations that are long gone:
The Boy pinspotter
Pinspotter in 20-ies of the last century were the boys who worked on the bowling lanes. They put pins and bowled.
This profession originated in England and Ireland, but the workers are task was to awaken people to work. To signal the window or door used sticks, batons and stones.
These people were engaged in that sawed the ice on frozen lakes and delivers it to customers for wine cellars and cold stores. This work was considered dangerous and are often carried out under extreme conditions.
The man Radar
Previously, the military used the acoustic mirror and listening devices, to identify the sound of engines approaching enemy aircraft.
In Europe, people are engaged in this profession control the rat population, thereby helping to prevent the spread of dangerous infectious diseases.
Before the invention of the electric lamp lamplighters used long poles with which they lit, quenched and refuel street lights.
In the old days of modern technology and trucks replaced the strong men who manually logs floated down the rivers, and delivered them from logging sites to the places of their processing.
Telephonists were an integral part of the telephone exchange: they have linked long-distance calls and perform other duties that are currently carried out in the digital mode.
The so-called Body Snatchers in the 19th century were wage workers, who dug out the dead body in order to take them to the medical universities. Legally obtain corpse was difficult to study by students, so schools have to resort to the services of the kidnappers.
Readers hired factories at the expense of workers in order to entertain them while performing repetitive work.