Insulators - The Jewels Of The High Wires
| ||by Bruce Young and David Allsbrook|
When modern man gave up on communicating by
smoke, drum beats, yodeling, runners and pony express, the best means of
communicating messages was by wire. Wire of necessity had to be insulated from
the ground, and thus was born the insulator industry which is still flourishing
I Quit -- Now What?
| ||by Charlie Allmon|
When collectors finally decide they have lost
interest in the hobby, they can be faced with a difficult decision. How should
they get rid of their collection? What most individuals in this situation do not
consider is that their decision can have a beneficial or detrimental effect on
Lightning Rod Insulator Primer (Part 5)
| ||submitted by JAMES COLBURN 1616 North N St. Larke Worth, Florida 33460 |
This month we'll look at the BLOCK TYPE LRI, Fig. #1.
The blocks have a hole which passes down through the insulator to accept the
ground cable. In most cases this hole was round, but less often it was square.
Fig. #2 shows the block as mounted on a house. The block is held to the wall
Letters to the Editor
My Dad collects C.D. Pilgrim hat insulators
only. That's the only insulators that the Merck Telegraph Company can use. My
Dad had been walking in Wyoming since 1966.
I am 7 years old and will be in the
second grade. My Dad took me to Wyoming on May 31, for my first insulator trip.