[CB012], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, July 27th, 1882


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[CB012], Publication, Edison Electric Light Co, July 27th, 1882

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"Progress in the First District, New York City." All u/g conductors laid; wrkg on house connections and meters; and fixtures. Contains letter fr NY Board of Fire Underwriters. Equipment in central station now finished; boilers fired; dynamo started and lit 1000 lamps. Structural test of bldg done also. "The entire plant in the First District.., having now been tested from a mechanical standpoint, the next thing to be done is to test the plant electrically." Bordeaux Expo Theatre, France. Prospect House Hotel, Adirondacks, NY. Small plant Rome, Italy. New England Pin Co, Winsted. Tammerford, Finland. Report of Paris Expo of 1881 just published; containing exhaustive description of the four incandescent lighting systems exhibited there (TAE, Swan, Maxin, Lane-Fox); "superiority of the Edison lamp in every respect is established." Slater Mfg Co, Pawtucket, RI. Lockwood Co, Waterville, ME. Explosion and suffocation incidents due to gas. Aitken & Son, dry goods store, NYC to be lighted. Compagnie Continentale Edison starting a bulletin. List of stockholders of Western Edison Light Co, Chgo. Lamp life at Merrick Thread Co, Holyoke, MA. JG Bennett's yacht. Plant to be doubled at Worumbo Co, Lisbon Falls, ME. Phila. Public Record newspaper to be lighted. Bergmann & CO just issued catalog of fixtures for houses. 15-light plant of Max Ams to be increased. Cape Town, SA, Parliament bldg. Germania Mills, Holyoke, MA. Theatre at Brunn, Austria. Rprt on Swan patents. poss select for Pearl St and Paris expo stuff; Swan patents; dh 31oct02.



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