Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Green Star Insulator CD-162 With Train Smoke 1900-1904

In Tools and Hardware > Insulators > Show & Tell.
Insulators65 of 356Insulators and cross arm.Brookfield Insulator Style 19 Signal CD 162 POine Green Color Late 1890s-1912
16
Love it
0
Like it

fattytail2fattytail2 loves this.
bucketheadbuckethead loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
SpiritBearSpiritBear loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
bottle-budbottle-bud loves this.
gargoylecollectorgargoylecollector loves this.
iggyiggy loves this.
TassieDevilTassieDevil loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
CaperkidCaperkid loves this.
jdstorjdstor loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
See 14 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 5 years ago

    fortapache
    (2868 items)

    There does seem to be a rather complex history for the Star marked insulators. It involved several manufactures apparently for GE. I'll post a link in the reply section.
    This example is what is known as CD 162.
    As for train smoke it could just be smoke smoke. Probably from some coal burning source. It collects on the underside of the glass. The outside would be cleaned by rain leaving the underside stained with smoke. It is vintage smoke perhaps I will leave it as is.

    logo
    Insulators
    See all
    4 Antique Hemingray 45 DIY Clear Glass Insulators Predrilled Pendant Light Xx
    4 Antique Hemingray 45 DIY Clear Gl...
    $44
    Canadian Pacific Purple Swirled Cd 143 Beehive
    Canadian Pacific Purple Swirled Cd ...
    $46
    THREE Beautiful PURPLE Whitall Tatum Glass Insulators! Not Stained OR Dyed
    THREE Beautiful PURPLE Whitall Tatu...
    $99
    BLAZING Blue Hemingray Muncie Type No. 75 Glass Insulator
    BLAZING Blue Hemingray Muncie Type ...
    $64
    logo
    4 Antique Hemingray 45 DIY Clear Glass Insulators Predrilled Pendant Light Xx
    4 Antique Hemingray 45 DIY Clear Gl...
    $44
    See all

    Comments

    1. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      http://www.insulators.info/articles/star.htm

      The history of star insualators
    2. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you
      PhilDMorris
      jdstor
      Caperkid
      racer4four
      TassieDevil
      Newfld
      mikelv85
      iggy
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      SEASON’S GREETINGS, FORTAPACHE !!!!
    4. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Hoppy Hollidays to you vetraio50!
    5. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you
      gargoylecollector
      bottle-bud
      nutsabotas6
      katherinescollections
      vetraio50
    6. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Merry Christmas, Fort Apache. May the Lord fill you with peace and hope.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you very much SpiritBear. Hope you had a good Christmas.
    8. OLECODY OLECODY, 5 years ago
      Probably a good idea to keep some stained like this I clean all mine just me
      Hey Brian just rejoined this site I cannot love anything or follow anybody wonder whats going on
    9. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you very much OLECODY.
      Could be your browser. Make sure you have an updated one. In the meantime it is good that you can post.
    10. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      Thank you
      SpiritBear
      AnythingObscure
      mikelv85
      SEAN68
      buckethead

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.