25 Crossarms and 250 Insulators!

By Elton Gish; posted June 12, 2005

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The caption tells it all and reads:

West Street pole line in New York City, erected in 1998, with 90-foot poles, each carrying 25 crossarms and 250 wires. At some points the poles carried 30 crossarms and 300 wire. Picture taken at foot of Cortland Street.

The photo is from the book, A History of Engineering and Science in the Bell System.