[CB008], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, April 27th, 1882


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[CB008], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, April 27th, 1882

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"Progress in the First District, New York City." 3of6 dynamos already assembled at Goerck St. 1 dynamo already tested and being shipped to Pearl St. Excerpt fr Albany Journal on Edison light there. Wiring Chicago residences of Doane, Keith, Porter. u/g conductor legislation/hearings in RI. WUTC mgr at Fall River, MA praises Edison light. Order rcvd fr Paris for 8 250-light machines and 4 1200-light dynamos. Article abt TAE electric RR. Wamsutta Mills, New Bedford, MA. Formation of EELC, Ltd. in UK. Demise of Amer. Elec. Light Co. Opinion of British gas officials on electric lighting. Life of lamp tests; life increases as number of lamps per hp decreases. Thurber's grocery store, NYC. Eaton Hall, residence of Duke of Westminster. Merrick Thread Works, Holyoke, MA. Prince/Princess Wales visit Crystal Palace expo. McCormick Harvesting Machine Co, Chicago. London church lighted fr Holborn Viaduct central station. Holborn Viaduct now in successful operation; uses 2 dynamos and u/g conductors. Charles L. Clarke's report on u/g conductors, made at request of RI Senate; takes up 5 pages. recommend select: good representative bulletin and Clarke's report interesting. dh 31oct02



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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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