Jefferson Junior Journey
| ||by Howard Banks|
Junior Members of the Jefferson State Insulator Club observed President's Day
2001 by hiking into the telegraphic history of southern Oregon.
ages 11 to 17, hiked Stagecoach Pass near Glendale with two adult guides. The
youngsters delighted in finding downed Postal Telegraph poles and broken Postal
It's Springtime In Washington State!
| ||by Paul Ziemer|
Springtime arrives early in Washington States especially for those of us that
live on the southeastern side of the Cascade Mountains. Typically by early April
the daffodils are in full bloom. Along with all the flowers blooming it also
Signals the beginning of a new garage and yard sale season. Realizing good
The Columbus Council presents - 60th Anniversary
| ||by John Keener|
I recently purchased a set of Telephone Pioneers commemoratives in an eBay
auction. Instead of shipping the insulators, we the seller and I agreed to meet
at a centralized location to exchange money and insulators. The seller had
purchased the commemoratives in an estate sale in Columbus, Ohio. After concluding
Mac's Believe It or Not!
| ||by John McDougald|
MOST BLOODY: A CD 106 unembossed Zicme in teal green and a CD 162
H.G.Co./Patent May 2 1893 in cobalt, both with lots of red color streaking.
Never Too Young
| ||by Leonard Gibson and Laurie Haney|
Using insulators as a teaching tool.
In early 2000, my daughter said that she would like to go to the NIA annual
show in Bloomington, MN to keep her mother company, (while shopping at Mall of
America), while I did the insulator show.
At the show, while viewing an exhibit
The Color Corner
| ||by Ernie Carlson|
Hello Everyone, and welcome again to this column on my favorite subject -
Color! As you may recall, in my last column I issued the following challenge to
insulator clubs: I will donate a Spec-Tru color identification kit to every club
that is willing to provide a standard light source for color identification at
The Human Service Commemoratives
| ||by Kevin Lawless, Go-With editor|
In 1971, the Columbus, Ohio Chapter of the Telephone Pioneers of America, a
charitable association of telephone company veteran employees, undertook a large
In commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the founding
of the Telephone Pioneers, they made three identical insulator molds, similar to