Power Lines

Power Lines

Posted on 02/11/2014

Photo taken on February  9, 2014

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CL&P 7.97kV - Brookfield, CT

CL&P 7.97kV - Brookfield, CT
Here's another pole on this line with the old Lapp insulators on the neutral. I do wonder if CL&P hired the same contractor to do this line as the old Danbury & Bethel Gas & Electric Light company did.

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Power Lines
Power Lines
These old Lapps used to be pretty common on the old 4.8kV distribution grid in the Danbury area. They were used by the long defunct Danbury & Bethel Gas & Electric Light Co, which CL&P bought out in 1944 if I remember right. Although what's odd here is the fact that these poles are in original CL&P territory. Must be either really old mutual aid or some contractor job.
4 years ago.