[SM015018], Interview, Thomas Alva Edison, April 25th, 1880

Item

Abstract

Interview about light and ore milling. TAE claims he's getting fat; weighs about 190 now that light is done. Familiar remarks about difficulty of putting new inventions/processes into wide commercial use. Suggests isolated lighting for large NY businesses. Has 2 machines for ore milling; process secret. Planning to go West in August. Plans for remote-controlled electric rwys in prairies & mountains.

Date

1880-04-25

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

SM015018

Folder Set

SM015

Title

[SM015018], Interview, Thomas Alva Edison, April 25th, 1880

Microfilm ID

24:11

Publisher

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