The greatest historical book about linemen ever written.
— Andy Price, Founder International Lineman Museum and Hall of Fame

 

 

The American Lineman is a compendium focused on the rich traditions and history of linework.The book follows chronological events from the first line ever built—the Morse Telegraph Line of 1844—continuing through today.
 
As a coffee table book featuring over 500 pages of historical and monumental passages and photographs, The American Lineman honors the legacy of lineworkers and power delivery professionals throughout the industry. Never before has a book so beautifully captured the importance of this great trade, making it the perfect gift for power delivery employees and retirees, family members and friends close to the trade, as well as American history enthusiasts.

  • Hardcover: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Northwest Lineman College Press (October 6, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1937498840
  • ISBN-13: 978-1937498849
  • Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 10.2 x 1.3 inches     

 

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