| ||by Marilyn Albers|
NEW INSULATOR STYLES FROM ABROAD
The first two insulators you see here have the same profile but the one on
the left in the photo is white porcelain and the insulator to the right is made
of light straw colored glass. Guido Boreani, our foreign insulator expert, says
Mac's Believe It Or Not!
| ||by John McDougald|
CD 136.7 - The Three Segment Boston
This story begins in the late spring of 1978. Carol and I were heavy into
buying and selling collections and adding new pieces to our own collection,
although our collection was still quite modest. We received a letter from a
| ||by John Ceccherelli|
. . . good potential for insulators and for good reason.
I'd been driving for two hours watching pole after pole of aqua Hemingray
42s. A pure green glint caught my eye. Traveling southeast along route 97 from
Hancock, NY to Port Jervis, normally I would travel on route 17 through the
Stranger Than Fiction
| ||by Dennis Stewart|
Last summer we had a gas leak in our yard near the street. The local Gas and
Electric company pinpointed the source and began to dig to locate the gas line.
It was necessary for the gas in the house to be shut off while repairs were
being made. I directed the worker through my garage and into the furnace room.
Insulator "Go Withs" - Telegraph Equipment
| ||by Jerry Post, NIA #6004|
"Our present system of insulation is a positive disgrace to the
scientific ability of our American telegraphic engineers." G. Prescott,
During my years of collecting Hemingray insulators, I often wondered about
the conversations that had gone over the wires carried by these glass jewels.