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Research Division



Dear Dora,

Below is a drawing of a large glass knob I bought today. It is of dark green aqua glass, with no markings. It is quite heavy (1 lb. 4-1/2 oz.) and has a threadless pin hole which tapers to the top. These were found on old internal wiring in a nearby industrial plant. Would appreciate any information you or ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod


Preferably direct porcelain news item and questions directly to Jack H. Tod, 3427 N. 47th Place, Phoenix, Ariz. 85018. All mail will be answered if reply stamp is enclosed, and the most newsworthy items and questions of general interest will be published an space permits.

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The Ten Dollar Holler

   by Alan Rodgers


Florida wire thieves, target shooters, careless drivers and hurricanes won't have Bell System open wire toll lines to pick on any more.

The last major Southern Bell toll line route in Florida, which ran between Jacksonville and Valdosta, Georgia, was recently dismantled and replaced by a ...                    [more]

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