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Insulators214 of 288porcelain insulatorANTIQUE BLACK THREADLESS GLASS INSULATOR "WADE STYLE"
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Posted 5 years ago


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Myself and my two brothers found some of these in the woods on old rotten poles. These pole lines served an old mining camp.

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  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    Scottscuff is absolutely correct, your insulator was made by the Canadian Porcelain Company. They were formed in 1912 in Hamilton, Ont. and were in business until 1958. This insulator was made in 1935 and is a two part high voltage distribution insulator. These were made from two separately fired porcelain shells that are cemented together with an estimated 35,000V rating.
    Hope this helps
  2. peregrine peregrine, 5 years ago
    Have you ever tied a .22 cooey barrel into a knot and presented it to Dave McCabe? You do have access to the old lines! drop me a line sometime.
  3. pmmcguire pmmcguire, 5 years ago
    I think my Brother Pat tied a .22 cooey barrel in a knot for Dvae McCabe because he was a welder at the mill where Dave worked. It is hanging in the Fish and Game Club in Red Rock,Ontario.
    There is limited access to the old power lines.
  4. peregrine peregrine, 5 years ago
    When you mentioned you and your brothers went out, i thought you might tell them and Pat would tell you who I was my idea :). Normal folks dont have access..but it is a day in the bush for the McGuires.

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