[OSM-talk] Old phone line or old power line?

steve.barkto at gmail.com steve.barkto at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 10:54:37 UTC 2020


On Sat, 27 Jun 2020 12:04:46 -0600, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>Any idea whether this is an old powerline or an old phone line?  Photo is
>geotagged, so if you download it and drop it into JOSM you can see the
>larger context.
>
>https://photos.app.goo.gl/6cMueDbGJPdz8Es77

 That is standard construction for the old above ground telephone lines in
the US - many times those lines would run along a rail bed, perhaps even
for railroad signaling purposes.




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