Morris, IL
K-Carrier Repeater: Ottawa K1E

Information courtesy of Tim Fox

Morris was an unmanned repeater station on the K-carrier (wire-pair long-haul analog carrier) route which ran west from Chicago. The repeater is located between the Minooka, IL repeater (Ottawa K2E) to the east and the manned station at Ottawa, IL to the west. Morris also had a wire-pair carrier "spur line" to the Norway, IL Regional Center.

The Morris repeater's coordinates are 41-22-14N, 88-31-59W.


Photographed on May 3, 2009 by Tim Fox
Select image to view a larger version

View from southwest.

View from across US-6.

View from southeast.

View from northeast.

View from northwest.

Southwest corner, looking toward Norway, IL Regional Center microwave tower.

Cable marker on east side of building.

Cable marker on east side of building.

Cable marker and pressure tap on north property line.

Cable marker on north property line.

Three-phase transformer bank and service drop; all fuses in place.

Return to...

Updated on May 30, 2009 at 21:50 by Albert LaFrance