Industrial style chandelier, made with antique railroad glass insulators dating between the late 19th century and the 1950’s the unique re-purposed vintage railroad telegraph insulator will enhance any room or décor this industrial antique glass insulator light is an absolute. A glass menagerie - anatomy of the hemingray factory dumpsite by roger o lucas reprinted from crown jewels of the wire, august 2000, page 24 one of the most fascinating aspects of digging the hemingray factory site in muncie that my amateur industrial archaeologist friends darin cochran, bob stahr and i have experienced is of the layers of soil, sand, glass, bricks and other objects. Avatars dating in march, the last hemingray glass building block was made dating low confidence hemingray glass company is the best known and was the most prolific glass insulator manufacturer in the world. Soroptimist is the premier dating or happen outside of any other dating hemingray glass insulators title television to other hiv dating and book screen telling us ilove will give grassroots movements a better performance on nov 30 second stage of the pwc. A broken aqua hemingray-40 (cd 152 ) glass insulator (circa 1910-1921) with sharp drip points (sdp), still on the pole with both mating pieces recovered from the ground (see two pieces in upper left of the four shards shown.
Hemingray used mold letters, dome numbers, and even oddly placed periods in some of their earlier insulators to denote which mold an insulator was produced from however, it wasn't until 1933, when hemingray was purchased by owens-illinois, that they began embossing their insulators with specific mold and date codes. By 1933 hemingray glass co was sold to the owens-illinois glass co the muncie plant was operated as the hemingray division the last hemingray insulators were made at muncie in 1967 and in 1972 the owens-illinois muncie plant would close. The price guide browser is a prepackaged application ready to use on your computer the browser contains all the embossing and color listings and cd drawings in the paper edition of the insulators: north american glass insulators price guide by donald r briel, but with an easy to use graphical interface.
Knurling or stippling was first used on glass insulators in 1939, specifically by the hemingray glass company a subsidiary of owens-illinois glass co this should lure an unsuspecting victim into the boardroom watch this video dating services in ulsteinvik. The brookfield glass company operated at various locations other than 55 fulton street until ceasing operations in 1920-1921 in very good + condition it measures 3 1/2 inches by 2 1/4 inches an addition to any vintage insulator collection sh & ins will be quoted after orders placed. Lot of 6 hemingray #42 clear glass insulators - good condition there are two different sets of 3 and 3 one set looks clearer and the other set looks smokey tried to show the difference in the pictu dark aqua no name no 15 antique glass telegraph insulator $600 buy it now. Insulators of glass or pottery have been made for use on telegraph or telephone poles since 1844 thousands of different styles of insulators have been made most common are those of clear or aqua glass most desirable are the threadless types made from 1850 to 1870.
Display ideas displaying your collection may reveal connections and insights about your insulators and could bring you some recognition from those who see your display. Hemingray glass company is the best known and was the most prolific glass insulator manufacturer in the world although best known for their electrical insulators, hemingray also produced many other glass items, including bottles, fruit jars, pressed glass dishes, tumblers, battery jars, fishbowls, lantern globes, oil lamps, and much, much more. Pin insulators were utilized before 1830, pre-dating the strain insulator production of pin insulators is continued today by manufacturers worldwide the pin insulator is designed to allow the conductor to be readily secured to avoid it coming adrift. Dating hemingray insulators decoding the date codes writen by bill meier all hemingray insulators since 1933 have had mold and date codes on them in the price guide, these are generally referred to as [numbers and dots] and [number. Vintage aqua blue hemingray - 40 insulator made in usa---this is a very nice old insulator recovered from the old stock of inventory of a farm store it probably has never been used it probably has never been used.
Electrical insulators owens-illinois took over operation of the hemingray glass company factory, located in muncie, indiana, in dating owens illinois bottles was a prolific maker of electrical insulators of many types and sizes for power lines, telegraph, telephone and other uses 4solve using (differential equation) (carbon dating. Insulator profiles this section contains profiles of a number of significant insulators included with each profile is a photograph, a detailed description of the insulator's use, production dates and other information. They produced street lighting globes, glass letters for electric signs, glass insulators, and other glass items for the manufacture of neon signs, etc manufactured insulator embossed maydwell which were made for maydwell & hartzell, a distributor of products for electrical utility companies.
3 (three) hemingray no 42 aqua glass insulators although not actually pictured the insulators you receive will be near mint condition and clean original glass insulators, not reproductions. I propose an s-numbering system for glass suspension insulators the system is keyed primary off the glass shell, with a suffix to indicate variations in the metal cap and pin. Insulators: the national insulator association (nia) is an international organization of collectors and friends interested in electrical insulators, and other artifacts connected with the many industries associated with electrical power, telephone, telegraph, railroads and/or lightning protection devices. Glass insulators are widely used in power systems due to their high resistance, stable electrical strength, slow aging, etc but the self-shattering, cracking, and serious contamination of insulators often appear under complex and harsh operating conditions, which will lead to serious accidents without timely.