Today, there is only one manufacturer of barber poles
in North America: the William Marvy Company of St.
Now, Lieber's group and two other teams--one led by Peidong Yang at the University of California, Berkeley and the other led by Lars Samuelson of Lund University in Sweden--have unveiled striped nanowires resembling submicroscopic barber poles
In pioneer times, sycamore's toughness made it a favorite for wheels to pull ox carts and for barber poles
and wooden washing machines.
The shop displays a collection of vintage barber chairs, barber poles
and a small museum of barbering tools, tonics, photos and memorabilia from this bygone era.
As we did, the gear indicator switched from barber poles
to down and locked.
On long trips, we often played a game that involved spotting certain objects along the way - farm animals, say, or motorcycles, barber poles
, lightning rods, tombstones, whatever.
We have hundreds of original porcelain and tin advertising signs, Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Chevrolet, Texaco, Shell and Tobacco memorabilia, neon clocks, neon signs, numerous antique gas pumps and air pumps, pedal cars, pedal tractors, vintage toys, antique barber poles
, brass church and train bells.
Later, more "sophisticated" uses for the lumber included barber poles
, wooden washing machines, lard pails, interior panels for Pullman cars, Saratoga trunk slats and piano cases.
As I turned to check the gear-position indicator, my stomach sank--three barber poles
Other early uses included barber poles
, wooden washing machines, lard pails, Saratoga trunks, piano and organ cases and phonograph boxes, according to Culross Peattie.