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Accession number 2010.10
Object ID 2010.10.5
Object Name Insulator
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. mid 20th Century
Description Hemingray no. 42 glass insulator for signal line wire. Metal and wood pole was removed and remains in insulator. Electrical insulator, aqua glass, round base with pointed drip points, rounded, tapered skirt, wire groove 2 1/4 inches from base. Flared top with rounded dome. Threaded interior. "Hemingray - 42" inscribed on one side of base, "MADE IN U.S.A." on reverse. Also used for telegraph lines.
Manufacturer Hemingray
Maker Hemingray
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Dimension Details 9 1/2-in OH x 3 3/4-in. OW x 3 3/4-in OD
Material Glass/Metal/Wood
People/Corporations Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway Company
Subjects Insulators
Telegraph lines
Signals & signaling
Search Terms Insulator
Operating Agency Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway Company
Number of images 1