[D8221A], Cost Estimate, Edison Electric Light Co, January 5th, 1882

Item

Abstract

estimates on isolated plant, FOB NY. "First Estimate" is for a Z dynamo with 60 A lamps. Total is $1640. 2nd estimate is for Z dynamo with 120 B lamps; total is $1950. 3rd estimate is for Z dynamo with 120 B lamps arranged in 60 pairs in series and equivalent to 60 A lamps; estimate is $1850. 4th estimate: dynamo to run 120 A lamps or 240 B lamps; gives totals for 3 different configurations; all around $3K. 5th estimate: dynamo to run 200 A or 400 B lamps: totals for three options around $5K. Says dynamo to be run at 1200 rpm; brushes to last 200 hours of actual use; they cost each $1. Also includes estimates for engines and boilers. poss select: gives good costing; maybe relate to gas also? dh 8oct02

Date

1882-01-05

Decade

1880-1889

Identifier

D8221A

Folder Set

D8221

Title

[D8221A], Cost Estimate, Edison Electric Light Co, January 5th, 1882

Microfilm ID

60:845

Publisher

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