Power Lines' photos


  • Guess the Location

    I saw this photo of Hendrix spacers being used for what looks like possible 12.47 kV distribution. Anybody care to guess where this line may be?

  • T. R. Miller Forest Products


  • Southern Pine Electric Co-Operative

    Southern Pine Electric serves customers in the Brewton, AL area. Web site: billing.southernpine.org/oscp


  • Gulf Power 12.47kV - Milton, FL

    Here is an armless angle pole from Gulf Power that uses a recycled insulator. Judging by the glaze color, it appears to be a LAPP.

  • Escambia River Electric Co-Op 12.47kV - Allentown, FL

    Here is a recent capacitor-bank pole that went up a couple years ago. It is interesting to note that Escambia River Electric has continued to use oil-filled breakers on its distribution lines.

  • Southern Pine Electric Co-Op 24.9kV - East Brewton, AL

    Here are some extremely short distribution poles carrying a 24.9 kV distribution line near the airport in East Brewton. These poles are less than fifteen feet tall from the ground, and are shorter than the road sign in the foreground! These could be the…


  • Southern Pine Electric Co-Op 24.9kV - East Brewton, AL

    Another view of an extremely short 24.9 kV distribution pole near East Brewton, AL.

  • Alabama Power 12.47kV - East Brewton, AL

    The lighting wasn't very good here, but if you look closely you'll see a blue bushing on this transformer! The blue glaze of the bushings came out better in this photo:

  • Alabama Power 12.47kV - East Brewton, AL

    Here is an older 12.47 kV distribution pole that has developed a lean.


  • Alabama Power 12.47kV - East Brewton, AL

    Another leaning 12.47 kV distribution pole. This one features a three-phase tap.

  • Alabama Power 12.47kV - East Brewton, AL

    Another view of the two leaning poles featured in the previous photos.

  • Alabama Power 12.47kV - East Brewton, AL

    A close look at this pole will reveal an old Joslyn arrester and a blue-bushing transformer!


  • Alabama Power 12.47kV - East Brewton, AL

    I managed to get a quick shot from the sunlit side of the other blue bushing transformer pole featured in this photo: If you look closely, you'll see a partially covered robin's egg blue bushing on the top of the transformer.

  • TRM 4.16kV - Brewton, AL

    T. R. Miller Co. operates a large saw mill in Brewton, Alabama. This saw mill supplies treated power poles to utilities all over the country. It was interesting to have a look at the company-owned electric power distribution system that serves the saw mi…

  • TRM 4.16kV - Brewton, AL

    Another view of some heavy-duty 4.16 kV distribution at the T. R. Miller saw mill complex.


  • TRM 4.16kV - Brewton, AL

    4.16 kV distribution is visible in this shot, along with a 46 kV transmission line in the background.

  • TRM 4.16kV - Brewton, AL

    Check out the size of those wires! This is some very heavy duty 4.16 kV construction.

  • TRM 4.16kV - Brewton, AL

    Heavy-duty 4.16 kV distribution at the T. R. Miller sawmill complex in Brewton.


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