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Porcelain Insulator News

   By Elton Gish


This month I started out to discuss several different insulators and realized that some very exciting Macomb insulators have never been reported. There is always something new in porcelain that hasn't been seen before, which makes reporting new items fun yet difficult to get them all in PIN. The next PIN will ...                    [more]


Insulators of the California Electric Works


Surprisingly, insulators bearing the name "Cal Elec Works", or C.E.W., haven't been studied to the degree insulators manufactured by or for other companies have.

Most collectors are aware of the A, B, C, etc mold designations for CD 123 EC&M insulators. In fact, many collectors nowadays can identify the ...                    [more]


Insulator of the Month



Galen Howard's having fun 
showing off this CD 151 H.G. Co,
 a new favorite of his.
The spectacular insulator is
an instant hit at every show it visits.
                                                                                                                                                                            ...                    [more]

   A Magazine for Collectors

   Photos from "Crown Jewels of the Wire," January 2006

CJ In Color!

The following photos are from the January 2006 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]


Kids Korner



Matthew Gauron sent in this picture of insulators in the window of his house in Colorado taken on a snowy day. From left to right, the insulators are CD 154 Whitall Tatum in purple, CD121 Am Tel & Tel in jade green milk, CD 164 ...                    [more]

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