One ShotsSigns BELL TELEPHONE, Bushwick by Kevin Walsh June 8, 2015 June 8, 2015 Found recently on Bushwick Avenue. Photo: Gary Fonville 6/8/15 BrooklynBushwick 2 comments FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinEmail previous post WOODSIDE TO BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Part 1 next post FORT SCHUYLER, Throg(g)s Neck 2 comments Ron Tyburski June 9, 2015 - 10:40 pm As a former employee of N.Y.Telephone Company, we used to call it “All Bell, No System”. If you turned the sign upside down it would be called Bell Cistern. Reply Doug Douglass June 10, 2015 - 5:07 pm The Bell System was also known as “A Swell System.” Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.