Boston, 1896. Close Look at Early Electric Service Lines and Arc Street Lamp Pole.

By Joe Maurath, Jr.; posted September 22, 2020

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Note the glass insulator mounted on the side of the arc light fixture (beneath the "hat"). There was another one on the other side and these were where each wire was tied to the luminaire for its connections.

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