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Porcelain Insulator News

   by Elton Gish


In the July issue of CJ, we discussed the recently discovered Fred Locke 3-part glazeweld, U-927, which was made for him by Electric Porcelain & Mfg. Co. There is another interesting insulator made by EPMCo that I obtained quite a few years ago. It was one of 13 mostly Fred Locke porcelain insulators that ...                    [more]


2004 National Show - Part B


New Kensington, Pennsylvania
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2004 National Show - Part C


Kids Korner
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Insulator of the Month - CITRINE DELIGHT


Dennis Weber brought this citrine-like CD 120 to the National Show to show off as his favorite insulator. Dennis says he acquired the gem from the estate of a lineman who removed the insulator from a small, independent, telephone company line in Central Illinois in the early 1970's. The insulator appears to ...                    [more]

   A Magazine for Collectors

   Photos from "Crown Jewels of the Wire," September 2004

CJ In Color!

The following photos are from the September 2004 Crown Jewels of the Wire magazine. These have been provided by the publisher for those wishing to see a color rendition of the black and white photos ...                    [more]


2004 National Show - Part A


New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Well organized. Well run. Well attended. Show hosts John Hovanec, Ron Barth and Tim Grantz and the membership of the Western Reserve Insulator Club worked hard to prepare a smooth running show. And it was evident. They had a lot of behind-the-scenes help; and voiced their appreciation especially for Sharon ...                    [more]

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