Re: Transporting The World's Longest Cable


I'd hate to have to climb onto that right hand gon in the first photo. Those grab irons look like quite the stretch. 

Jeff Shultz

On Mon, May 7, 2018, 18:00 Bob Chaparro <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:

The only information I have on this Life Magazine photo is a caption that says " The World's Longest Cable" and a date of March 1951:


The man in the photo is welding something and the cars are connected by a chain as well as couplers.


Overhead shot:


Factory interior (Okonite, Patterson, NJ):


So, anybody know the story behind the photos?


Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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