Suspension and Ear
A combination of a suspension and ear. The ear is made of two pieces hinged (e) together that hold the trolley wire in place. The ear is screwed in (b). This combination is commonly used where the location of the hangers need to change.
International Correspondence Schools A Textbook on Electric Lighting and Railways (Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1901)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman