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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Jack H. Tod, NIA #13


There is news this month that will make some of you sad, or glad, or both. I am retiring as regular editor of the Porcelain Insulator News column. Your new editor of this column is Elton Gish, NIA #41, 3157 Dogwood Lane, Port Neches, Texas 77651.

In the past several years ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



Just feast your eyes on these two new foreign insulator finds! Have you ever seen anything more fantastic? The smaller insulator on the left is of aqua glass and is embossed Folembray No. 287. It belongs to Andrew Gibson of Rochester, New York. Andrew ...                    [more]


Letters to the Editor




In the Fall I found a threadless insulator 2-7/8 H - 2-3/8 W with a square hole. Not much is known of this type. Not many people have seen one. Mickey Dutcher of Cortland, N.Y., thinks it is a real Jewel. Picture enclosed. Maybe someone can help identify it. I am a new collector.
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Bee's-Eye View of the Omaha Occurrence

   by H. G. "Bea" Hyve


Omaha is noted for many things, among which are Boy's Town, agriculture, grain, and beef. I saw a sign that said Omaha ships more beef than anywhere else on earth. So that should put to rest forever the answer to the burning question, "Where's the beef?"

I'll have to admit, the steaks we had while we were there were out ...                    [more]

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