| ||by H.G. "Bea" Hyve|
Port Neches, Texas, is the site of our interview this time, and Elton Gish is
the interviewee. (Port Neches is located near Beaumont, east of Houston). To
describe Elton in just one word, that word would have to be "nice".
Along with that, you could add "quiet", "intelligent", and
| ||by Gene DeVaux|
Almost a year ago, I first heard about a sunken paddle
wheeler called the ARABIA. A group called River Salvage Incorporated from
Independence, Missouri, did research on the river boat and decided to salvage
it. It had sunk on the way to Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1856, near the town of
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
ON THE FOREIGN INSULATOR SCENE AT THE NATIONAL
It's September and we're all still basking in the glow of the 20th NIA
National Show weekend in Allentown, Pennsylvania, July 14-16. What a super show!
There were more dealers, more displays, more collectors and curiosity seekers
The Folstad Insulator
| ||by Robert Johnson|
This story began in late 1987. I was in Pipestone, Minnesota, trying to learn the trade of a meat cutter. One day, just for something to do, I went to
their fine museum. What I saw there made my jaw drop!
On display was one of the
most beautiful white porcelain insulators I had seen in my life! Immediately I