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Thomas A. Edison and Charles Steinmetz before Steinmetz's lightning generator.

General Electric1922/1922

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

Charles Steinmetz and Thomas Edison pose in front of Steinmetz's million volt lightning generator during Edison's October 18, 1922 visit to General Electric's Schenectady Works. Steinmetz built the lighting generator to research power surges in electrical equipment.

Details

  • Title: Thomas A. Edison and Charles Steinmetz before Steinmetz's lightning generator.
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1922/1922
  • Location: Schenectady, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Charles Steinmetz, Thomas Edison, Engineers, Lightning, Research, Charles Steinmetz, Electricity
  • 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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