Patent Granted - Samuel H. Tyson, Coshocton Daily Age, 23 Nov 1908, p. 1
+ + + ^ + + ^ Granted Patent On a Concrete-Iron Phone Pole Samuel Tyson, of near Zanesvillv, has puzzled out a new idea to solve he problem which is every year becoming a more and more perplexing one. It is a pole which can be used for 'carrying all kinds of wires and cables such as would be required in elephone and telegraph service. The base is of concrete and is buried in he. ground the depth depending upon the height of the polo and the weight it has to carry. In the concrete base or foundation is fitted a iiibn'ar iron shaft so built as to require no guying regardless of the angle the poir is subjected to as t u r n i n g a comer This scientific feature of the IK)!"" was responsible in a large measure for Mr. Tyson securing a p a t e n t upon it so easily. The pole is said to be very much cheaper to construct t h a n (lie ordinary t i m b e r pole and as soon as proper finances can be had to back the proposition and put it. the market it is assured it will appeal to the pole buying corncerns Mr. Tyson's pon, Oscar, a machine oixTator in the Barnes colliery, re- Mdes uea.' Wills Creek and his father is a frequent guest at his home and often told him of the scheme lie was working o u t . His son seems t h u s i a s t i c about it and when \iewed spoke in very glowing terms of its sure success.