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Fisher Electric Railway System




Our thanks to Reb Bennett and Louie Pellegrini, Jr. for the cover picture this month. It and the pictures on this page show two unembossed variants of the Fisher Electric Railway System built by Detroit Electrical Works owned by them. Both specimens are aqua and one has the original mounting bracket. Only three ...                    [more]


Corning Pyrex Radio Insulator

   by Brent Dingman



My experience indicates very few people collect or are familiar with radio insulators. Like Lightning Balls and Vanes, more people are inquiring, collecting; therefore I share the following information:

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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod


Due to the length of my spring research trip to eastern areas, regular news items will not resume until next month. Please address questions to me at 3427 N. 47th Pl., Phoenix, Ariz. 85018. Return postage not required but is appreciated.

Porcelain Universal Style Chart

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Cast Iron Insulator



Dear Dora,

My wife and two boys aged 10 and 12 and I have been collecting insulators for going on two years. Insulator collecting is relatively new here in the Ottawa area, although there are some who have been collecting for years, such as Bill Boggs who had a newspaper article and TV appearance on the subject. A Mr. Settle ...                    [more]


Surge Insulators

   by Jim White


Enclosed are two pictures of a SURGE insulator (top picture, front; bottom picture, back) recently acquired from the Muncie dump. This is the first one I've seen of this type. Pictured to the right is the regular SURGE. As you can see, there is quite a difference. Notice the SURGE name slants. On the back is ...                    [more]


Research Division



Photo sent in by Esta Brown. These are all the different CD numbers of the N.E.G.M.'s that she knows of except the CD #250 owned by N. R. Woodward. Do you know of any others??                                             

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