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Message to readers about contents for this month....



Research Division



Dear Dora,

Recently I purchased two CD 121 Am. Tel. & Tel. Co. in aqua. These two are full of bubbles, but what I have not seen before is the heavy mold line over the dome. I couldn't find this in Milholland's book and wondered if this was a common type. Could you or other readers help in this? I have many regular CD 121 ...                    [more]


Insulators of Finland

   by William J. Hill


On my most recent vacation trip to Finland I noticed, of course, the Insulators (ERISTEET, Insulators in Finnish language) were mostly made of white porcelain.

I rented an English make Sunbeam Hunter auto in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, and I headed for central Finland and the North Country.

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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod


Preferably direct porcelain news items and questions directly to Jack H. Tod, 3497 N. 47th Place, Phoenix, Ariz. 85018. Please enclose reply stamp. All mail will be answered, and the most newsworthy items and questions of general interest will be published as space permits.

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Insulators SMUDMEN Know and Love



(This article was copied with permission from Hi Lines, Sacramento Municipal Utility District paper, March 1973 issue.)

To SMUD line subforeman, Wally Wright, the terms mickey mouse, roman helmet, bat ears, and pilgrim hat have a special meaning. They describe types of glass ...                    [more]

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