These much ignored pieces of rural and urban furniture finally have a website of their own.
This is not the site to visit for technical information pertaining to telegraph poles. You'll find nothing about 10KVa transformers, digital telephone networking or even so much as a single volt.
This is a website celebrating the glorious everyday mundanitude of these simple silent sentinels the world over.
|from the simple...||through the interesting...||to the hieroglyphics||and the alluring|
|click the thumbnails above to view the gallerys.||more poles...|
We don't care what the wires contain either. They all carry electricity in some way be it the sparky stuff which boils your kettle, or the thinner stuff with your voice in it when you're on the phone.
Due to the recent Red giant super moon, Telegraph Pole Appreciation Day is late this year and is on October 1st.
get outside and....
hug a telegraph pole
take a photgraph of one
write a poem about one
print off the postcard on the left
and stick it to your wall
mark this date in your calendar
(normally 21st September
and no, we didn't forget)