Ed Hunt of Apache Junction, Arizona sent in this great lithograph showing two
Texas cowboys shooting insulators. Caption reads: "Texas Cattle Herders
Indulging in Revolver Practice on Telegraph Line." "The problem must
have been serious to rate front page attention! But what better a target --
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
THE INSULATOR COLLECTING HOBBY IS GROWING!
Part 1: "Let's recognize our
fellow collectors in
Australia and New Zealand"
On October 20, 1993, Bill and I boarded Continental flight #789 in Houston to
begin a month long vacation in Australia and New Zealand. It was our first time
MAC's Believe It Or Not!
| ||by John McDougald|
I'm sure many of you have been wondering what happened to Mac and his
terrific column. Well, among other things, Mac found out that being a full time
student meant exactly that -- it takes full time!! However, I have this huge
backlog of pictures that I have taken, and the Editor said that if I didn't write
| ||by H. G. "Bea" Hyve|
Pictured below is Clarence Gordon, my husband Wes' paternal great uncle.
(No, it isn't Inspector Clouseau!) Clarence was a conductor on the Chicago &
North Western Railroad. A few years ago Wes inherited some old family photos,
and we thought that the readers of Crown Jewels might enjoy these.