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Operators Save A Town



The following is an interesting item clipped from the October, 1913, TELEPHONE ENGINEER, page 209. It was sent to us by one of our subscribers some time ago.

Operators Save A Town

The heroism of two telephone operators saved Creston, Ohio, from complete destruction by fire September 11 when ...                    [more]


A Bee's-Eye View of the Tacoma Thriller

   by H. G. "Bea" Hyve


Well, where do I begin? I guess the best way to start would be to give a great big THANK YOU to the hosts of the show, Andy and Vi Brown of Redmond, WA. If Purple Hearts could be awarded to show hosts for bravery and for service above and beyond the call of duty, Andy and Vi would both be wearing Purple Hearts. We can never ...                    [more]


15th National Insulator Convention

   by Jeanne Bridges


The 15th annual N.I.A. Convention and Show, also known as TACOMA '84, became a reality July 20, 21 and 22, and was worth waiting for. They just keep getting better! But, none of it just happens -- it takes a lot of planning and hard work by the hosts and their crew. Andy and Violet Brown sure deserve another round of thanks. They ...                    [more]


Shake The Bushes

   by Charlie Allmon


Hobby involvement for insulator collectors depends on a number of factors. Some people have an all consuming interest, and do not hesitate spending hundreds of dollars for new additions. Others have an equally high interest, but cannot afford to spend as much money. Still others ...                    [more]

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