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The Ultimate Insulator Experience

   by Lee Brewer


When I started collecting insulators, if someone had asked me what my ultimate dream-come-true concerning the hobby would be, I would have said something like, "I'd like to be in a room surrounded by thousands of different insulators, and any of the ones that I wanted, I could have." ...                    [more]


Foreign Insulators

   by Marilyn Albers



What are marker insulators? They are insulators that are used to identify special lines that run from pole to pole along a railway, a highway, or across country. For example, when there are several insulators on a cross arm that are ...                    [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. 

Tom Feltmann, Maryland Heights, MO, writes: I have a few questions about some ...                    [more]

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