I have uploaed some photos that I took today in Connecticut. Many of them feature old poles that have been in my photostream for some time, but recent changes from EVERSOURCE Energy are evident in many of them. One interesting example is this pole here, which had a fiberglass arm replaced by a wooden arm: I have also taken and shared what may be the last pictures of this old pole: One of its glass insulators has slipped off of the wooden pin and I fear its days are numb…
October 14, 2018I have some unfortunate news regarding HELCO's old Goodwin Lane substation in East Hartford, CT. This sub, which stepped 23 kV down to 4.8 kV delta for local distribution, has been placed out of service and is in the process of being dismantled by EVERSOURCE Energy. All of the old pothead risers from the two-phase era surrounding this substation are now gone: The additional 4.8 kV circuit that left the sub on aerial cable is now gone as well: It appears that EVERSOURCE Energ…
October 13, 2018I just posted up some new photographs I took of some interesting electric distribution poles in the Brewton, Alabama area. Highlights include some extremely short 24.9 kV distribution poles, two blue-bushing transformers, and some very heavy-duty 4.16 kV construction at the T. R. Miller lumber mill. Enjoy!
T. R. Miller Forest Products, album created on October 13, 2018
15 items in total.
Greatest Hits, album created on December 23, 2017
Some of my personal favourite power line pictures taken over the years.
Baltimore Gas & Electric, album created on September 1, 2017
5 items in total.