Lighting the Erie Boulevard Way, General Electric

Lighting the Erie Boulevard Way, General Electric Schenectady New York


Stock #: 654406
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Schenectady
State: New York (NY)
County: Schenectady
Publisher: General Electric
Postmark: 1950 Jun-13
PM City: Minneapolis
PM State: MN
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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On May 15, 1947, the 113-foot wide Erie Boulevard become one of the eight best lighted streets in America. With 15,000 lumen filament lamps and 82 lumijoules on twin standards in a plane parallel to the curb line, the GE installation provides 2.7 average footcandles over the entire street. The previously installed luminous arc lamps provided less than one-fourth as much light.
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