Large 60,000 volt New Lexington insulator used on Seattle-Tacoma line

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Western Electrician

Chicago, IL, United States
vol. 43, no. 3, p. 51, col. 2


An interesting shipment of insulators for high-potential power-transmission work has just been made by the New Lexington (Ohio) High-voltage Porcelain Company. It consists of the first carload of an order of 5,000 60,000-volt insulators for the Seattle-Tacoma Power Company of Seattle, Wash., sold through the E. N. Fobes Supply Company of Seattle, northwestern sales agent for the New Lexington company.


Large 60,000-Volt Insulator.


The accompanying illustration shows the type of insulator used. It is 14 inches in diameter and 12 1/2 inches high and weighs 25 pounds net. This design is considered to be one of the best for 60,000-volt lines.


Keywords:New Lexington High Voltage Porcelain Company : M-4321
Researcher notes:The insulator is M-4321.
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:September 28, 2009 by: Bob Stahr;