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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Street Lighting & Traffic Signal Room

Street Lighting & Traffic Signal Room


In a photo labled June 1927, we see an employee, dressed in a suit, who stands by a piece of electrical equipment in the center of the Signal Room. Other pieces of equipment are on benches along two walls, and an electrical board at the end of the room has a clock at the top like the clock atop the switchboard in the photo titled, City Lighting Switchboard. Various cord and pulleys hang from the ceiling, and a belt attached to a large wheel near the ceiling runs down to the bench on the right. An electric lamp hangs near the left side of the photo.


Full Details

TitleStreet Lighting & Traffic Signal Room
FormatPhotographd 10 1/2 X 14 in.

Title with photograph. Notation; Old Public Service Department Street Lighting Division, Coldbrook Pumping Station.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
Collection#003602 (copy 1), 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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