Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity

The first Adventures in Electricity comic, released in October 1945. GE engineer Ed Powers teaches younger brother Johnny Powers about the generation and transmission of electricity. Johnny visits Ed in the laboratory and almost throws a high voltage switch that would ruin Ed’s experiment. Ed discusses the evolution of work and power in human history, including animals, windmills and steam engines, and how a electric generator supplies as much power as a million men. They then explore the principles of the steam turbine and visit several power plants and explore the power grid during a storm.

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

Adventures in Electricity - The Generation and Transmission of Electricity (1945/1945) by General Electric Company and George Roussos, Joseph SamachsonMuseum of Innovation & Science

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Comic book presented by miSci, with the cooperation of General Electric.

Comic book digitized by Humair Minhas, Niskayuna High School

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