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Hecla, SD municipal

Hecla, SD municipal
Another of the 2400V poles on the system.

Jesse Lor, Power Lines, Justin S have particularly liked this photo

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 Power Lines
Power Lines club
Could that line on glass be an old series street lighting wire?
2 years ago.
David Dahle club has replied to Power Lines club
It is - and I was surprised to see they pressed a lowly CD 102 pony into service here.

Saying that just reminded me of someone who told me they'd found a muni out west that actually managed to use ponies to support a 2400V delta distribution system!!! Wish I could remember what town, but that collector said he was out there on a license plate collecting trip, and his discovery of an abandoned line with multiparts nearby reinvigorated his insulator collecting.
2 years ago. Edited 2 years ago.
Power Lines club has replied to David Dahle club
Pony insulators? Now there's something I haven't seen on electric power distribution. Must be for truly dinky lines with tiny conductors to fit on such small insulators.

I do recall seeing Hemingray No. 42s on 4160 volt distribution in the past, though.
2 years ago.
 Jesse Lor
Jesse Lor
Is that service drop anchored to the transformer bushing??
2 years ago.
David Dahle club has replied to Jesse Lor
Holy moly mackaroley! It sure looks like it!
2 years ago.
 Justin S
Justin S club
That is crazy!
2 years ago.
David Dahle club has replied to Justin S club
Only a muni eh?
2 years ago.

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