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Patent Pages

   by Ray Klingensmith


Josephus C. Chambers and His Patents, Part One 

This month, part one of a two part story on the Chambers patent insulators and the Chambers National Lightning Protection Co. Part one will consist of information on the lightning protection company, ...                    [more]


"Threadless Corner" -- JEPTHA WADE Part One

   by Ray Klingensmith


The story of Jeptha Wade and his insulators is a long one, and for that reason it will be told in two parts. Part one will consist of his association with telegraph companies and the construction of telegraph lines. Part two will deal primarily with the Wade type insulators. 

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Insulator Collector of the Month




(The following article was taken from the December 13, 1977, issue of THE ARGUS, local newspaper of Rock Island, Illinois.)

Rock Islander has collection of 700 insulators from U.S. and seven foreign countries 

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