Electrical insulator pin, ca. 1917
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The pin is part of a type of electrical insulator -- a device that keeps electrical current from "leaking" out of lines.
The insulator with the pin (that screws into the base of the porcelain insulator) was patented in 1865.
- Title: Electrical insulator pin, ca. 1917
- Creation Date: circa 1917
- Subject Date: circa 1917
- Media: Galvanized iron, wood
- Local Code: 2004.090.4393
- Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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