First outdoor lighting for Los Angeles

General Electric Company1882/1890

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Provided from arc lamps on 150-foot poles. Inauguration ceremonies were held on New Year's Eve, 1882.Pole in photo was located at Main and Temple streets.


  • Title: First outdoor lighting for Los Angeles
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1882/1890
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Electricity, Comic books, Education, Television, Electronics, Tubes, Transistors, 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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