SCOTT C. CUTTER -- Oswego, Illinois' favorite son designs a tree insulator!
| ||by Carol McDougald|
You can almost imagine the 1904 headlines in the local paper of this rural
Illinois town, Oswego, located about 60 miles southwest of Chicago. Scott Cutter
was about to hit it big with his patent for an insulator designed to allow
installation using the trunks of trees.
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
MORE ON INSULATORS FOUND IN UKRAINE
This time I have four new insulator styles from Ukraine to show you, thanks
to collector Tom Katonak from Corrales, New Mexico, so let's start with the the
You Never Know
| ||by George Toften|
My wife, Karen and I have been digging and collecting insulators since 1968.
This year was kind of tough for digging due to health problems.
But then I received a phone call from an elderly man about having some
insulators at his farm. He had heard from a friend that I collected insulators
The Telephone Comes to Big Bend National Park
| ||by Carl Rusk|
Ed. Note: Many of you remember Carl Rusk...he was a friend to most
of us and he was a special friend of mine! One of the many things I'll remember
about Carl was his prolific ability to put together fantastic exhibits. These
were great presentations of various facets of the insulator hobby. Almost