Re: Transporting The World's Longest Cable


Richard Townsend
 

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Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, OR


-----Original Message-----
From: Schuyler Larrabee <schuyler.larrabee@...>
To: main <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io>
Sent: Tue, May 8, 2018 7:22 pm
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Transporting The World's Longest Cable

In this thread there is a reference to a movie.  I missed that link, and have reviewed almost all the messages, but unless I accidentally deleted a post, I can’t find that link.
 
Did I misunderstand?
 
Schuyler
 
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bob Chaparro
Sent: Monday, May 07, 2018 9:01 PM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Transporting The World's Longest Cable
 
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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