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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

City Lighting Switchboard

City Lighting Switchboard


The plaque reads; Board of Public Works, Dudley E. Waters Pres., Wm. T. Johnston, Jos. Emmer, Otis H. Watson, Orson A. Ball, Geo. R. Perry. The clock at the top of the switchboard shows 9:15. The switchboard appears to be located on an upper floor as stairways can be seen on both sides behind the equipment.


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TitleCity Lighting Switchboard
FormatPhotograph 9 X 7 in.

Title by cataloger. The lighting switchboard can be located on the diagram of the city lighting plant from the 1899-1900 Grand Rapids Annual Report of City Departments. For a photograph of the plant and other interior photos see other images in the online archive under the subject heading, Street Lighting.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
Collection#003599 Traffic Safety, Street Lighting Division, Community Archives and Research Center (CARC)

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Community Archives and Research Center (CARC), Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC)
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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