Hear these sounds before they disappear

Listener picks for disappearing sounds

Listener picks for disappearing sounds

Remember these? Listeners recall machine sounds... before they vanish forever. (Adam Killick/CBC)

A little while back on Spark, we heard about the Conserve the Sound project. It's an online museum for vanishing and endangered sounds. The project was created by Daniel Chun and Jan Derksen, who run a film design and communication firm in Germany.

Their vintage sound collection covers a wide range of sounds such as  cameras, typewriters and cassette Walkmans.

And here at Spark that sparked a view of our own sound memories from our senior producer's squeaky childhood viewmaster from the 1970s, to stories we did about the end of 35mm film projectors at movie theaters.

We asked you to share some of your favourite vintage sounds and sound memories.

Hit the play button above to hear about, and actually hear, some of the sounds you wrote to us about.


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