Cable [Piece of Pacific Cable]

1926
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Production Date
1926
Description
Long piece of Pacific cable encased in a glass display on a wooden base and inscriptions on metal plates. This sample is from The Pacific Cable Board, Bamfield (Vancouver Island) - Fanning Island cable 1926. Type D20/14T loaded conductor 590 lbs. copper per N/M (Nautical Mile). Insulator 370 lbs G.P. per N/M.
Contractors: Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited, London
Other Name
James Parr
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Glass
Accession No
1978.2040
Credit Line
1926. Cable [Piece of Pacific Cable], 1978.2040. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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