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Electric light tower under construction in San Jose

Loryea & Macaulay1881

History San José

History San José
San Jose, United States

San Jose's Electric Light Tower under construction at Santa Clara Street looking north on Market Street. The two-story building in the lower left corner of the picture housed the San Jose News from 1889-1897. Editor James J. Owen led the efforts to build the 237-foot tower as a beacon to progress.

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  • Title: Electric light tower under construction in San Jose
  • Creator: Loryea & Macaulay
  • Date: 1881
  • Location: San Jose (Calif.)

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