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Old History photo # 128 #7874840
05/30/23 08:15 AM
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Telephone repair wagon and repairman, 1887, California.
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Re: Old History photo # 128 [Re: 330-Trapper] #7874905
05/30/23 11:00 AM
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And side kick! grin

Re: Old History photo # 128 [Re: 330-Trapper] #7874916
05/30/23 11:10 AM
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I remember when I was a kid and those guys would climb the poles with those spikes strapped on. Now they just use a lift. Probably a lot safer.


Painting strips on a cow doesn't make it a zebra no more than a man wearing a dress makes him a woman.
Re: Old History photo # 128 [Re: 330-Trapper] #7874919
05/30/23 11:16 AM
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One of our old lineman had a heart attack and died at the top of a pole. It was after a storm and there wasn't enough bucket trucks to go around.

Re: Old History photo # 128 [Re: 330-Trapper] #7874938
05/30/23 11:55 AM
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Probably paid top wages too. What??. 50 cents a day?
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