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Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



Bill Sutliff (Monroeville. PA) wrote to me in early January of this year and asked if I had any information on a porcelain sign he had acquired. He bought it from a collector in South Carolina. who said he'd found it in Ireland during the ...                    [more]


A Rookie's Visit To The Collins Line

   by John McDougald


Part II

Sept. 7 - It was cold and windy when we got up at 6:30 a.m., but undeterred, we headed for Dennis' pole hole after breakfast. We arrived at 8:30 a.m. with the expressed intention of clearing a wide area around the pole hole in search ...                    [more]


Hunting for "Mushrooms"

   by Steve Jones


My interest in insulators began as an interest in becoming a lineman. When I was three, I remember my father bringing me to downtown Mt. Kisco, New York. where we lived next to New York Central's Harlem line. He was going to get his paper, and get me my candy bar. On the way, a crew from Con Edison was replacing ...                    [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. 

The first question comes from Lee Lickiss of Buena Park, California.

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