[CB009], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, May 15th, 1882


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[CB009], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, May 15th, 1882

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"Progress in the First District, New York City." <4/1 55K ft u/g conductors laid; another 14.3K ft remain at beg. May. Contains details of u/g installation incl safety catch boxes at each intersection. JG Bennett's yacht. Iso order fr Trenton Iron Co., Trenton, NJ. "The Gramme Company. Why We Joined It. The newspaper comments about our joining the Gramme Company are misleading." Says papers wrong that there has been a consolidation in wh TAE surrendered his interests. "The Gramme Company is simply a union of certain electrical companies for mutual convenience.." Gives history of dealings btwn TAE co. and Gramme. Berlin, Germany, newspaper iso plant. "How Our Underground Conductors Stand the Weather." Rittenhouse Mfg Co, Passaic, NJ iso plant. Excerpt of TAE intervew comparing gas and electric light; TAE calls gas "barbarous and wasteful." Update on Holborn Viaduct plant; lists customers on the separate ckts; excerpt fr London Times, April 13; excerpt fr London Standard, April 13; excerpt fr Boston Daily Advertiser, April 20 on Holborn Viaduct. Correction of "mis-statements" made at Boston Soc Arts wrt TAE light at Pemberton Mills, Lawrence, MA, not wrkg well. Running dynamos in parallel (multiple arc) at Crystal Palace and at Holborn Viaduct. Preece rprt on electric lighting; various forms of and uses of; lengthy, takes up last 4 pgs. select for 1st Dist progress, discussion of Gramme association, Holborn Viaduct. dh 31oct02



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