Raising Transmission Towers with Energized Lines

by Albert G. Masters,
Ernest J. Gesing,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 3, Pg. 389-398

Document Type: Journal Paper


Increasing demand for power made it necessary for Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co to build additional lines and also to reconductor existing lines with larger wires; towers on existing lines were increased in height by adding extension to bottom in order to maintain code ground clearance under new and larger conductors; method and equipment for raising tower.

Subject Headings: Power transmission | Power transmission towers | Power demand | Electrical equipment | Standards and codes | Ohio | United States

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