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    Jan 2015
    Morris County, NJ
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    Twisted Iron in long, thin sections

    Hi everyone. I was exploring an old cellar hole today (the homesite is on an 1853 map of my area) and came across a long section of this twisted iron. The section was maybe 8 feet long. These three little pieces broke off so I brought them home, and left the rest at the site.

    Can anyone tell me what this might have been for? And how old it would be?

    I searched "twisted iron fence wire" because that was my best guess as to what it was, but I didn't see any images like this.

    Anyway, thanks in advance for your help.
    - Brian

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    I'll take a guess at inserts for boiler tubes.Name:  TWISTED-TAPE-TURBULATORS-5.jpg
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    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
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    Ribbon wire for fencing.

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    I think it's lightning rod conductor .

 

 

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