Who could have guessed how much the basic concept of a utility pole would change since its origin? It used to be that trees were converted to telegraph poles. Then there came a time cross-arms were added, creating power poles that supported electric lines. Driving down a street today, it is apparent how much poles and towers have morphed from that simple concept. Poles have changed and changed big time. In many cases, the structures do not even resemble utility poles. They have been ...

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