Hemingray Paperwork

Vintage Articles

This section is for all the various Vintage Articles from trade journals and news papers etc. I have “grayed out” any non Hemingray related part of the articles that may appear on the pages to eliminate confusion of it being Hemingray related but still show that it was on the page. If you have a Vintage Articles item that I don’t please contact me. I think it is important to preserve these and make them freely available for viewing.


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1891 - Western Electrician - December 5, 1891 (*SK)

Pages: 1
Insulators Shown: CD 1110
NOTE: Talking about the Hemingray CD 1110 “Break Knob” and its uses.


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1894 - Western Electrician - March 3, 1894 (*SK)

Pages: 1
Insulators Shown: CD 151
NOTE: Talks about the newly invented drip points and the advantages of them.


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1898 - Western Electrician - December 24, 1898 (*SK)

Pages: 1
Insulators Shown: CD 283
NOTE: Talks about the introduction of the Provo insulator.


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1901 - What to do and how to do it - The American Boys Handy Book - (*SK)

Pages: 1
Item Shown: Hemingray spider bottle.
NOTE: Interesting article about a Hemingray spider bottle. To date no examples are known.


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1903 - Electrical World - February 7, 1903 (*SK)

Pages: 1
Insulators Shown: CD 249/310
NOTE: Interesting article showing a CD 249 No 0 Provo on a glass bace that appears to be a Muncie base. To date no examples of this configuration have ben found to be used. Also interesting, is that there are catalogs showing a Porcelain sleeve for No 0 Provo. (See the “1907 - The F. Bissell Company “ catalog for details)


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1903 - Journal of Electricity Power and Gas - Vol. 13 No 2 (*SK)

Pages: 1
Insulators Shown: CD 303/310
NOTE: The Gerry 50,000-Volt Insulator (CD 303/310 “Muncie Type”) Also see This article for more info on the Muncie


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1903 - Journal of Electricity Power and Gas - January (*SK)

Pages: 1
Insulators Shown: CD 283 (discussed but no photo)
NOTE: Article on the CD 283 Hemingray No 1 Provo type.


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1904 - High - tension power transmission (*SK)

Pages: 5
Insulators Shown: CD 317.8 / 313 / 313 / 313.1
NOTE: Talks about the experimental Hemingray “Converse” 4 part glass insulator (Patented June 10, 1902 - No 701,847). There is only one compete unit known in the hobby. Photo of the one of a kind unit is here. All see this link for additional photos from a 1905 test.


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1904 - Telephony - January 1904 (*SK)

Pages: 1
Insulators Shown: CD 106, CD 190/191, CD 196
NOTE: “1884 - THE STORY OF HEMINGRAY SCREW GLASS INSULATORS - 1904” Neat article talking about the history of Hemingray up until that point in time.


Vintage Articles compliments of:

(*SK) - Shaun Kotlarsky

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