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    I agree. It was live the whole time. Likely back...

    I agree. It was live the whole time. Likely back feed. You can see an arc when the wire comes off the light pole. It looks like the lineman had rubber gloves on....smart guy. As they say NOT...
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    Sticky: Hi, I'm Max. I started learning linework 46...

    Hi, I'm Max. I started learning linework 46 years ago by following Com Ed overhead crews in Chicago after school or summer break. Back then the water cooler was filled with cans of beer in the...
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    "A" members have the right to sign (out of work )...

    "A" members have the right to sign (out of work ) book 1 in their home local and to travel to other jurisdictions and sign book 2. "A" members are considered fully trained and qualified to perform...
  4. What you describe sounds like a typical 34.5 kv...

    What you describe sounds like a typical 34.5 kv double circuit line. These are all around O'Hare on 65foot wood poles. Typical spans were 200 to 300 feet. At that time such a line would use 2, 1/0...
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    Chicago has thousands in it's alleys. The...

    Chicago has thousands in it's alleys. The switch arm goes on the back of the pole about 18" below the alley arm. Cutouts mount on the back also, so you can operate them off the pole (bucket can...
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