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Electrical worker climbing irons, ca. 1954

Electrical worker climbing irons, ca. 1954

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Maine Historical Society

William Bashlin of Grove City, Pennsylvania, started the W.M. Bashlin Company in his garage in 1926 to develop equipment for electrical linemen that was comfortable as well as safe.

These climbing irons, or gaffs, are padded and adjustable to fit snugly on the legs of linemen of all sizes.


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