Power Lines' photos


  • CL&P 4.8kV - Harwinton, CT

    It was nice to see this old pole still in service. It was erected in 1937 by the Litchfield Electric Light & Power Company.

  • CL&P 4.8kV - Harwinton, CT

    An old pole with a Westinghouse transformer hangs on after more than 80 years of service.

  • EVERSOURCE 13.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    This pole has received a new transformer and 35 kV Hendrix visetops. A few fiberglass arms are visible in the background.


  • CL&P 13.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    Good to see these chicken wing poles still standing with their original insulators.

  • CL&P 4.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    Still there, seven years later!

  • CL&P 4.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    A few changes have taken place here over the past seven years:


  • CL&P 4.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    This oldie is still up and running with both glass insulators.

  • EVERSOURCE 4.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    No more trees or alley arms here! Older photo:

  • EVERSOURCE 4.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    Much has changed here over the past five years:


  • CL&P 13.8kV - Plymouth, CT

    I thought this was an interesting sight: a failed Hendrix visetop insulator.

  • CP 4.8kV - Burlington, CT

    I fear the end of service is quickly approaching for these old Hemingrays... Original photo:

  • CP 4.8kV - Burlington, CT

    Not looking too good.... Old photo:


  • CP 4.8kV - Burlington, CT

    Looks like the end is nearing for these old glass insulators on this pole I photographed back in 2011. One of them has sadly slipped from its pin and left the conductor resting on the arm. It'll be interesting to see if EVERSOURCE moves that phase to the…

  • CP 4.8kV - New Hartford, CT

    This ancient pole, which I photographed back in 2012, is still hanging on!

  • CL&P 4.8kV - New Hartford, CT

    See anything familiar here?


  • EVERSOURCE 4.8kV - New Hartford, CT

    Quite a few changes have taken place at this pole. I first photographed a CL&P armless pole at this location in 2011: Then, in 2016, I noticed that EVERSOURCE Energy replaced the main pole while preserving the push-brace pole. The new pole had a fibergl…

  • EVERSOURCE 4.8kV - New Hartford, CT

    EVERSOURCE replaced the fiberglass arm on this pole with a wooden arm! Below is an earlier photograph of the pole: A photo of the previous pole:

  • 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?


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