Very Old Duncan Suspension Made by Locke Pic 1

By Colin Jung; posted September 7, 2004

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This old cone-shape, porcelain suspension insulator was found in a backyard-- being used as a hot tub cover weight. It is incused: VICTOR PAT'D FEB 25 '08 According to the 80-year-old seller, it was taken out of service in Central California in the 1930's by his father, a P.G.&E. lineman and insulator collector. This would make his dad one of the earliest documented insulator collectors. This suspension was made by Locke Manufacturing at the Victor, N.Y. plant Next pic [id=99135585]