Lighting the Erie Boulevard Way, General Electric

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Linen
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1c
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1950 Jun-13
Minneapolis, MN
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Stock #:
654406

Description:

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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$15.95ORIGINAL
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