Break-strain insulator, ca. 1915
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
This strain insulator, used on the support structures for overhead electric railway lines, was found in the Rockland area.
Strain insulators are used on guy wires supporting utility poles or radio antennas to break the electrical path and prevent short circuits or grounding.
- Title: Break-strain insulator, ca. 1915
- Creation Date: circa 1915
- Subject Date: circa 1915
- Media: Wood, iron
- Local Code: 2004.090.4433
- Collection: C
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.