Single Phase Delmarva Power Line (formerly transmission line)

I happened to come upon this line outside of Townsend. Obviously, this was a transmission line that has been converted into a single phased line. I'm thinking that this line was downgraded at least 20 years ago................

DELMARVA POWER: New Castle County (DE)

Formerly, DELAWARE POWER & LIGHT..............

DELMARVA POWER: New Castle County (DE)

Formerly, DELAWARE POWER & LIGHT..............

New DELMARVA POWER Line

I might be safe to say that the use of dual wooden line post insulated arms will not end.

New DELMARVA POWER Line: Bethany Beach (DE)

on lines with thicker conductors, you'll typically see these large levered switches and line post insulated wide braced arms. This upgrade was completed in spring of 2013.

New DELMARVA POWER Line: Bethany Beach (DE)

The steel deadend lead (3rd pole back) was the original end of the line post insulated line. After point, the line was porcelain insulated. Now, you can see, the line posts extend further now.

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New DELMARVA POWER LIne

Location:


New DELMARVA POWER LIne

Interesting Note: Delmarva Power will use brown colored fiber glass arms as distribution on this line; gray fiber glass deadends!

Delaware Route 113

RT. 113 Dagsboro
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