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Central electric light and power stations, 1902

United States. Bureau of the Census

Central electric light and power stations, 1902

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric light plants -- United States.,
  • Electric power-plants -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 11652)

    Statementprepared under the supervision of William M. Steuart.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11652.
    ContributionsSteuart, William M. b. 1861
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationix, 175 p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17555274M

    The story of electric power is a story of urbanization. The major battlefield of the famed “War of Currents”—an electric arms-race and propagandized power struggle between Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—was Manhattan. But to set the scene, let’s start in . Coffin convinced Thomson to expand his product to include central power stations. This station in Boston shows several of Thomson's direct current dynamos. small motor book, cover, General Electric Company, /, From the collection of: Pictured is a General Electric fan, produced by its subsidiary, the Fort Wayne Electric. The list of railroads that operated in and through New York included such important carriers as the New York Central, Erie, Long Island, Pennsylvania, New Haven, Lackawanna, Lehigh Valley, Ontario and Western, Delaware and Hudson, Rutland, Boston and Maine, and others (including smaller regional and shortline carriers). The connected dynamo was used either to charge a bank of batteries or to operate up to incandescent light bulbs, three arc lamps, and various motors in Brush's laboratory. The machine fell into disuse after when electricity became available from Cleveland's central stations, and was abandoned in


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