The Power Of Wishful Thinking
| ||by Rick Baldwin|
It was the end of September, and vacation time was upon us. Berny and I were
looking forward to one of our favorite trips at this time of year -- spending a
few days on Cape Cod and then driving into upper New England to enjoy the Fall
foliage. One stop on our itinerary was going to be at a little antique shop in
The Story Of Reddy Kilowatt
| ||by Gene De Vaux|
In January, 1934, the Philadelphia Electric Company officially adopted a
little fellow who was to make quite a name for himself in the utility industry.
His name was Reddy Kilowatt.
He got off to a good start. Within a few short years of his introduction to
the public, Reddy Kilowatt was being used by more than 200 companies in the U.S.
The Ultimate Insulator Weekend
| ||by Mike Guthrie|
The weekend of July 31 through August 2, 1987 could be classified as the
ultimate insulator weekend. On Friday and Saturday many collectors participated
in the 2nd Annual Nor-Cal Insulator Club Show and Sale at Auburn, California.
Despite following the National by only one week, the show had many collectors in
| ||by Dan Klebesadal|
My wife, Janet, and I had a wonderful two week vacation in Switzerland last
summer and I wish to share my findings and observations with you who have an
interest in foreign insulators. My foremost observations, and recommendation, is
for those who love beauty to travel there. Of course, do so when the dollar is a
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
Do you remember this porcelain enamel sign that was pictured on the front
cover of the May, 1987 CROWN JEWELS OF THE WIRE? It belongs to Hans Kettenburg
(Anchorage, AK) and was included in his article, "High Voltage & Power