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Edison Electric Illuminating Company Boston

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W. B. Henshaw

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ISBN-13/EAN: 978-1-902222-19-6
ISBN-10: 1-902222-19-9
Title: Edison Electric Illuminating Company Boston
Author: W. B. Henshaw
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Description: This book is a collection of photographs of the Edison Electric Illuminating Company’s L. Street power station and other sub-stations in Boston. They were originally a series of “magic-lantern” slides used in talks about electricity supply, generation and engineering. They were taken circa 1907. The individual headings are taken from a set of notes which accompanied the slides.
Pages: viii 63
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Format: Hard Back A4 landscape
Illustrations: 30 sepia photographs
Published: 2003
Language: English
Publisher: Bardon Enterprises
Cover: Cover




Table of contents :-

Introduction
1. L. St. Station - View of plant from the harbour.
L. St. Station - View of plant from the harbour.
2. L. St. Station - View of the Turbine Station from the street, showing the approach and gateway.
L. St. Station - View of the Turbine Station from the street, showing the approach and gateway.
3. L. St. Station - View of station front and lawn. Coal towers and the gate and screen mechanism of the circulating conduits appear at the left.
L. St. Station - View of station front and lawn.
4. L. St. Station - A view of a portion of the Turbine Station, showing the large window and arch, the principal architectural feature of the station.
L. St. Station - A view of a portion of the Turbine Station.
5. L. St. Station - One of the interior fire-rooms.
L. St. Station - One of the interior fire-rooms.
6. L. St. Station - Transverse section.
L. St. Station - Transverse section.
7. L. St. Station - Longitudinal section through the Boiler House.
L. St. Station - Longitudinal section through the Boiler House.
8. L. St. Station - Interior view in northerly Turbine Room.
L. St. Station - Interior view in northerly Turbine Room.
9. L. St. Station - A closer view of #1 Turbine Unit.
L. St. Station - A closer view of #1 Turbine Unit.
10. L. St. Station - A view of the Operating Room on the upper floor of the Switch House.
L. St. Station - A view of the Operating Room on the upper floor of the Switch House.
11. L. St. Station - A view on the switch floor.
L. St. Station - A view on the switch floor.
12. L. St. Station - An interior view of the generating room in the Engine Station; showing the engine units, arc light machines and station switchboard.
L. St. Station - An interior view of the generating room in the Engine Station.
13. L. St. Station - A view in the coal storage yard.
L. St. Station - A view in the coal storage yard.
Atlantic Avenue Station.
14. Atlantic Ave. Station - General view of plant. The earlier portion of the Station appearing in the centre of the picture and the later section showing just above and to the rear of it.
Atlantic Ave. Station - General view of plant.
15. Atlantic Ave. Station - View in the new engine room ; showing 4 - 2,400 H.P. vertical cross compound engines, driving 300 volt D.C. generators.
Atlantic Ave. Station - View in the new engine room.
16. Atlantic Ave. Station - View showing a motor operated 50" valve.
Atlantic Ave. Station - View showing a motor operated 50 valve.
17. Atlantic Ave. station - View in the operating room.
Atlantic Ave. station - View in the operating room.
18. Chatham St. Station - An exterior view of a station.
Chatham St. Station - An exterior view of a station.
19. Chatham St. Station - A corner of the operating room ; showing the A.C. busses and motor switchboard.
Chatham St. Station - A corner of the operating room ; showing  the A.C. busses and motor switchboard.
20. Chatham St. Station - A view of the other side of the operating room ; showing the D.C. switchboard and instrument board.
Chatham St. Station - A view of the other side of the operating room ;  showing the D.C. switchboard and instrument board.
21. Pemberton Sq. Station - This is a general view in a station.
Pemberton Sq. Station - This is a general view in a station.
22. Pemberton Sq. Station - Another view in the same station, showing the combination A.C. and D.c. board.
Pemberton Sq. Station - Another view in the same station,  showing the combination A.C. and D.c. board.
23. Newton Station - An exterior view of a sub-station.
Newton Station - An exterior view of a sub-station.
24. Newton Station - An interior view in this station, showing the 6,900 volt switchboard and transformers.
Newton Station - An interior view in this station, showing  the 6,900 volt switchboard and transformers.
25. Newton Station - Another interior view, showing the transformers and the 2,300 volt switchboard.
Newton Station - Another interior view, showing the transformers and the 2,300 volt switchboard.
26. Newton Station - Still another interior view, showing a corner of the 2,300 volt board and the constant current transformers for arc lighting service.
Newton Station - Still another interior view, showing a corner of the 2,300 volt board and the constant current transformers.
27. Milton Station - An exterior view of a sub-station in a smaller but wealthy suburban town.
Milton Station - An exterior view of a sub-station in a smaller but wealthy suburban town.
28. Map - Showing the territory served by the Company's mains, aggregating about 450 square miles.
Map - Showing the territory served by the Company's mains, aggregating about 450 square miles.
29. Diagram - Showing the increase of arc light and motor business for the various years (year ends June 30th). The black areas represent arc lights, the shaded portion represents motors (in horsepower).
Diagram - Showing the increase of arc light and motor business for the various years.
30. Diagram - Showing in similar manner the growth of incandescent lights. (Total number connected each year).
Diagram - Showing in similar manner the growth of incandescent lights.

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