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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

New Street Lights

New Street Lights


Bob Rademer, John Klifman, Art Onderma, and Jay Plooster install the first fluorescent street lights for the city. A completed pole is seen across the street at the far left of the photo. Two men work on the lighting fixture while another holds the lifting cables. A ladder is at the rear of the truck. Some cars are on the street.


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TitleNew Street Lights

Title with photo.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
Collection#003594, Traffic Safety, Street Lighting Division, Community Archives and Research Center (CARC)

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

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