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MAC's Believe It Or Not!

   by John "Mac" McDougald


The original home of some incredible insulators were the shelves that contained experimental production samples in Millville, New Jersey. Sometime before the closing of the Whitall Tatum - Armstrong - Kerr factory, the insulators were put in boxes and removed to the utility shed of a company employee. The ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



In the spring of 1990, when Editor Carol McDougald and I went on an insulator research trip to Europe, we visited Marco Schimitz-LeHanne in Krefeld, Germany. An example of the strange looking insulator you see here was in Marco's ...                    [more]


In Search of Insulators - Family Style

   by Bob and Phoebe Adams


25 Years of Collecting

The insulator collecting bug carne to the Adams household nearly twenty five years ago when our daughter, Roberta, brought home several insulators from a flea market near a summer camp at Mentone, Alabama. These were to be used as ...                    [more]


Advertising Through the Ages

   by Robert Stahr


Two never before published Hemingray ads are being shared as a result of the research of Bill and Jill Meier. The CD 114 ad (1st, below) was located in the July 2, 1910 issue of Telephony. The July 1903 Telephony featured the five insulators (2nd, below) -- a CD 106 pony, the CD 114 keg and three transposition ...                    [more]

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