[Tagging] power=tower or pole?
Nathan Edgars II
neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 12:56:41 BST 2010
On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 7:06 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/9/7 Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>:
>> So obviously this is a tower:
>> and this is a pole (no matter what voltage it carries):
> -1, poles are solid, the one you show is probably a tube.
Why does it matter if it's hollow on the inside? That's just a
consequence of what material is used. Unless you're suggesting that
anything metal is a tower, not a pole, in which case we should use a
> If you
> compare to the images in the wiki:
> you will also find that they are smaller.
I also find that the tower examples are larger.
> so this might be a tower as well (see that the definition for tower
> includes pylons).
Pylon is not a common term to me; it seems to be the same as tower.
>> Or this, where a single pole is made of metal with diagonals:
> nice pictures, but I can't see any pole in it.
The thing in the middle is a pole. Again, it's only not a "pure" pole
because of the material used.
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