Origin of pay phone
Examples from the Web for payphone
They now learned that his real name was Ibrahim Saeed Ahmed and managed to pinpoint him as he made one of his payphone calls.Bin Laden’s Life on the Run, Witnessed by Al Qaeda Child Bride|Michael Daly|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Operatives figured out how to flash a message on the Jumbotron for him to find a payphone.
I was on a payphone, sitting on the floor in some abandoned corner of the hotel.
We walked into a drugstore and he dropped a nickel into a payphone, hunching the receiver between ear and shoulder.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
I worried that there was probably a camera aimed at the payphone he'd used.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow