Fred Locke triple petticoat china insulators used at Blue Lakes

[Trade Journal]

Publication: The Journal of Electricity

San Francisco, CA, United States
vol. 5, no. 1, p. 28, col. 1-2


Whenever an enterprise of magnitude is completed and put in operation, the engineering public becomes at once desirous of learning who were the builders of the enterprise or, in other words, to whose care was intrusted the furnishing of the labor, materials, and apparatus that constitute the vital portions of the plant. The answer to this enquiry, if relative to the electric transmission plant of the Blue Lakes Water Company, will now be given.

The copper for both the transmission circuits from the plant was furnished by the San Francisco branch of the John A. Roebling's Sons Company, and the wire is sup