Insulator Identified - Leonardson Patent
This interesting item was sent in by T. P. Feddersen. He
found it when he was going through some old magazines before tossing them out.
It was printed in the December 28, 1971 issue of Collector's Weekly, a magazine
which is no longer published.
"the CALIFORNIA CONNECTION"
| ||by Brent Burger|
I had this article already written and ready to go when I realized
that I might have a flaw in it that would make it all backwards. When comparing
C.D. 161 and 162 signals with other collectors, they all told me I had the two
backwards. Insisting I had it right, and they had it backwards, I wrote to the
Insulators Along The Alaska Hiway
| ||by J Chester Gordon|
My wife Jo and I returned to Alaska from our summer
in the Klondike and northern British Columbia in late September. It dawned on me
as we trailed along the Alcan Hiway, that soon the twelve wire telephone line
paralleling the road would be gone. More line is knocked down each year as the
Me And The 143 (#8)
| ||by Grant Salzman, NIA #1785|
Any discussion of C.N.R.
143's must first give credit to an important work done in the early 1970's by R.
J. Gauchi and Rollo McDonald of Ontario, Canada. It was an interesting and
excellent effort to "sort out" some of the confusion that existed in
this area, and I thank them sincerely for their efforts which have certainly
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
Insulators from Pakistan
Thanks to Ross Huth (Atascadero,
California) I'm able to show you some porcelain insulators from Pakistan this
month. Ross sent this picture of them along with some sketches of their
underglaze ink markings. Starting with the insulator on the far left and
| ||by Ray Klingensmith|
The 1871 Chester "Iron Ring" Patent
It's funny how
sometimes you will have a question about something, and the answer will stare
you in the face for years without your being aware of it. Well, one of those
questions was answered awhile back. On a trip through New York last spring I