1991 >> August  

Message to readers about contents for this month....



MAC's Believe It Or Not!




I'm sure many of you were wondering what happened to Mac and his column. Then there were probably many of you who hadn't noticed I'd been gone. Well, for all of you, I'm back! And I do mean back, Believe It Or Not!!

...                    [more]


Walking The Lines

   by Dan Kelly


Memorial Day weekend was coming up fast. For months my wife and I had been planning a trip to Toronto. On the agenda was line searching and sightseeing. We both took a couple of extra days off to make a mini vacation of it.

I got off work Thursday and dropped the boys at the babysitter's and proceeded to load the ...                    [more]


Ask Woody

   by N. R. Woodward


N. R. "Woody" Woodward is the author of The Glass Insulator in America, 1988 Report and developed the Consolidated Design Numbers identification system for glass insulators. 

QUESTION: Is the smaller Pyrex CD 128 type piece embossed: (F-Skirt) ...                    [more]


The "Blue" One

   by Walter Knopf


I fondly remember how my love of insulators began. It was in April of 1976 and I was 15. My friend and I decided to go mushroom hunting about a mile down a gravel road from my home. He parked the truck at the side of the road near the mushroom spot. I was familiar with this road because I had traveled it many ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish, NIA #41


Various people have reported similar markings on multipart porcelain insulators that we still have not been able to confirm with 100% certainty. The marking is always weak in one area or another making it impossible to determine the date. However, with several reports I believe that I can now make ...                    [more]


Casa de Madera



Casa de Madera

Constructed of giant redwoods which towered over the plains of Colorado some 50 million years ago, "Casa de Madera" utilizes these petrified remains from the Farmington sandstone. Nestled in Madera Cove the structure seems ...                    [more]

| Magazine Home | Search the Archives |