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Edison worker installing underground tubing and wiring during the installation of the Pearl Street Station in New York City, 1882

Edison Electric Light Company1882/1882

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

An unnamed Edison employee stands in a ditch dug to lay underground wire in lower Manhattan for Edison's first large scale electric utility at Pearl Street Station.

Details

  • Title: Edison worker installing underground tubing and wiring during the installation of the Pearl Street Station in New York City, 1882
  • Creator: Edison Electric Light Company
  • Date Created: 1882/1882
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Thomas Edison, Power plants, Inventions, Power lines, Employees
  • 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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