The trees were planted to grow posts, telephone poles and crossties.
Even the telephone poles were painted green so as to be unobtrusive.
The cocoanut trees looked like telephone poles as one sees them while riding on the Twentieth Century Limited.
Telephone poles take a considerable quantity, and insulator pins more.
The telephone poles along the roads we were travelling kept us reminded of the danger we were in.
We cut two trees about the size of telephone poles and nailed boards on top.
The streets were soon miniature rivers, and telegraph and telephone poles began to snap.
With no trees, no telephone poles, no nothing speeding past him, he is likely to think of himself standing still in mid-air.
Next on the list come poles—electric railway, electric light, telegraph, and telephone poles.
Yonder down the street glass knobs of telephone poles glistened in the sun.