1993 >> August  

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Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers


This month, Jim Barton (Van Nuys, CA) concludes the story of his recent trip to Taiwan. (See Foreign Insulators, June 1993 issue, page 8 for Part I)

It was Fu Ming that took the four of us to Kaohsiung for the afternoon. I've never seen so many new skyscrapers under construction as I did in Kaohsiung. The ...                    [more]


From the Editor's Desk



In conversations with Jim Bergman of Anchorage, Alaska, over the past two years, I was encouraged to contact Forbes magazine about the insulator hobby. Jim felt our hobby was deserving of a story in the collectibles column. His suggestion was on the "around tuit" pile for many months, and not ...                    [more]


Advertising Through the Ages

   by Robert Stahr


The pages of Electrical Engineering, formerly the Southern Electrician, supply this month's ads.                    
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Research Service Donation

   by Elton Gish


A special thank you to Otto Boll

Many of you are aware of the Research Service that I have been offering for some time now, which I started in an effort to share with others my accumulated published knowledge about our hobby. A number of you have already taken ...                    [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 following question comes from Phil Nichols, Belvue, Kansas

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