New DEC museum entry :D
stanb at dial.pipex.com
Thu Feb 22 12:40:57 CST 2007
Jules Richardson said:
> Tony Duell wrote:
> > (there are no 'pole pigs' over here)
> Is that always true? Sometimes on rural roads with just one or two houses (and
> also individually on farms) I've seen pole-mounted transformers and wondered
> what their function is - I'd assumed they were step-down transformers from
> overhead line voltage (several KV I'd guess) to 240VAC. Or do they do some
> completely different job?
Thay do the same job...I used to live at the end of one of these lines
in Kent. In winter the snow would often bring the lines down, and
in summer the cows would use the poles as scratching posts and push them
over - never saw an electrocuted cow though...
Stan Barr stanb at dial.pipex.com
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