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25 Years of Collecting

   by Rob and Syndia Tucker


It all began at a mine in Colorado in the mid-1960' s. We were spending the summer in the mountains. My brother and cousins talked our parents into letting us poke around an old mine down the canyon. My brother Jim, cousin David and I were budding earth scientists at the time. (We all subsequently earned advanced ...                    [more]


MAC's Believe It Or Not!

   by John McDougald


"Can't wait 'til Mac is a monthly column. This should not be difficult to accomplish with all the recent activity and new finds. After all, the foreign and porcelain insulator collectors look forward to ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



This unique insulator made its appearance at the Silver Anniversary National Show held in Houston July 1-3,1994. It's not the sort of thing that would be attractive to the average collector because its iron-clad body is an ugly gray, ...                    [more]


Arizona's Military Telegraph

   by Steve Kelly


I would like to acknowledge Ross Thompson of Tucson, Arizona for finding Norman L. Rue's 1967 thesis paper at our state's historical society, and providing me a copy. Most of this information was gathered from early newspaper articles and military reports. I have edited this information, condensed it ...                    [more]


The Missing Hemingray Insulators

   by Bob Stahr


Bob "Super Sleuth" Stahr searches and researches for
The Missing Hemingray Insulators

When I began doing research, I realized the importance of the research done by others before me. I saw this in the many early books written about ...                    [more]

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