- Item 74847 - Hammer with insulated handle, ca. 1920
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 74847
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An enterprising Central Maine Power lineman constructed his own insulated tool in about 1920 by replacing this hammer's wooden handle with a steel pipe, and then covering the pipe with braided fiberglass cloth and rubber insulation.Show Details
Safety equipment was especially important for the line workers who erected utility poles and strung cable.