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Western Electric Switchboard.jpg
In order to handle increasing numbers of telephone calls, switchboards like this model from the 1880s employed operators to make connections between the parties. (Click on the image for diagrams illustrating the difference between single-line wires…

East Esplanade.jpg
Held in Buffalo, NY, the wonders of Niagara Falls electricity were shown via 240,000 lightbulbs
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