I love transmission poles! I had taken this pic and posted on my facebook page, as it seems, exactly this month, 4 years ago! (I remember this was at Richmond Hill Centre while waiting for the bus.) I was reading the book 'HYDRO', as mentioned in yesterday's post, and found the following Babcock & Wilcox magazine ad quote from the 1950s on pg. 35:
Across rivers and chasms, over mountains, through forests, out into deserts- the slim wires run - bringing lightm, power and life. Into every corner of the country, electricity has sent its probing, creative fingers- developing farms, mines, industry and cities.
Electricity has been ... and will continue to be ... man's indispensable aid in breaking through the physical frontiers of the world. But now, with the full advent of the science of electronics- electricity begins to open the frontiers of the mind