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A Chambers System!

   by Todd Grueninger


Imagine yourself coming through a hatch door on a roof top and seeing a lineup of Chambers "candlesticks" and "companions" --                                                                                              
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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish


There are so many new reports about porcelain insulators that we cannot hope to cover all of them in PIN. Usually it is hard figure out what to discuss next, but this month we have some rather dramatic news to cover. I don't recall ever having a previously unreported super classic lily-shell multi, two new Fred ...                    [more]


Northern California Hunt and the Weaverville Museum

   by Howard Banks


In October the Jefferson State Insulator Club held a hunt in Northern California. We explored a lot of new territory, but no one found any treasures. Bill Ostrander did find a piece of what appears to be a rare LIMA multipart. About a dozen club members attended, most hiking the routes of old lines.

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Mac's Believe It or Not!

   by John McDougald


HEAVIEST PURPLE -- Winning this category is a CD 140 unembossed Jumbo. Look at that great milk swirl and realize that this piece was retrieved from the subways of Boston, Massachusetts many years ago. More than one of these exist, but this is the best of the bunch!

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