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Accession number 1999.12
Object ID 1999.12
Object Name Puller, Fuse
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. 1930s
Description Fuse Puller from Power Substation # 11 (IRT) collected in 1999. Used to install and remove fuses from the 11,000 to 19,000-volt alternating current (AC) supply in substations. Using the fuse puller along with rubber insulating gloves kept the substation operators safe from electrocution
Wood with hinged "tong"-style design. Manufacturer's plate attached near the hinge.

Manufacturer Delta Star Electric Co.
Maker Delta Star Electric Co.
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Dimension Details 5-in. OH x 3-in. OW x 3-in. OL
Material Wood
People/Corporations Delta Star Electric Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms Puller, Fuse
Substation/Powerhouse Substation #11 (IRT)
Operating Agency Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT)
Number of images 4.0