Camp Mohawk- Whitney, Dempster & I on veranda

General Electric Company and Charles Steinmetz1901-01/1901-01

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Charles Steinmetz poses with one of his laboratory engineers, John T. H. Dempster, and Willis R. Whitney, the first head of the General Electric Research Laboratory at Steinmetz's camp on the Mohawk River. Steinmetz maintained a camp on the north side of the river in the town of Glenville. Dempster became the first employee in Whitney's new research laboratory. Steinmetz is pulling the extension cord attached to the shutter release on his camera.


  • Title: Camp Mohawk- Whitney, Dempster & I on veranda
  • Creator: General Electric Company, Charles Steinmetz
  • Date Created: 1901-01/1901-01
  • Location: Glenville, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Subject Keywords: Charles Steinmetz, Electricity, Inventors
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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