Electrical World Volume 9

Electrical World Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...in the west for 475 arc lights and 3,600 ineandescents. I met Mr. J. H. Harding, manager of the Laporte, Ind., Van Depoele Electric Light Company, in Chicago yesterday. His company is now running 45 arc lights, mostly for commercial lighting purposes. They expect soon to go into street lighting quite extensively. Munson & Company have lately furnished their electric lightbelting to John Wanamaker, Philadelphia; the Abbott & Wonder station, Chicago, the main belt of which is 28 inches wide. They have fitted up the Edison plant in the City Hall with belting, and also furnished the same company with a main belt for their plant at Elgin. Other orders are for the Manistee Salt and Lumber Company, Manistee, Mich.; Rice Lake Mill, Rice Lake. Wis.; Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; Empire Lumber Company, Winona, Minn. One of the Amet electric water-wheel governors, manufactured by Mr. H. A. Streeter, Chicago, has just gone to Beloit, Wis. The Railway Telegraph Supply Company report a very favorable reception for their new fire alarm box and brisk sales. Col. S. G. Lynch, broker, 146 La Salle street, Chicago, furnishes me the following telephone stock quotations: Cincinnati, 0., March 21, 1887. I do not think that Cincinnati is any way behind her neighbors in the matter of electrical advancement. I believe we have a fair showing of every class of electrical apparatus here except the electric railway--and that is coming, as the electric motors in use in various parts of tho city are running most satisfactorily. The electric lighting business has become such a menace to the gas interests here as to cause the latter to make some very considerable concessions to their best patrons. A city ordinance recently passed reduces...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236845269