Electrical worker climbing irons, ca. 1954
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Climbing irons or gaffs are one of the items of specialized clothing developed for linemen who put up telephone and utility poles and wire conductors. These climbing irons are padded and adjustable to fit snugly on the legs of linemen of all sizes.