1995 >> March  

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Patent Office

   by Elton Gish


CD 178.5

During the research for my new book, Fred M. Locke: A Biography, I found an article in the May 29, 1915 issue of Electrical World advertising glass pin-type insulators which were made using Fred Locke’s glass patents. Amazingly one of ...                    [more]


Advertising Through the Ages

   by Robert Stahr


Nick Rodnicki, Jr., Houston, TX, found two new Hemingray ads.                                                    ...                    [more]


Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish


We have been getting a lot of reports about some interesting porcelain insulators. This month we will present a good mixture of unusual shapes in multiparts, rare threadless, and an incredible value at a flea market.

Paul Axman (NIA #4961) always seems to come up with something interesting in ...                    [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. 

From Steve Coffman, Oak Harbor, WA we received the following:

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