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In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

 


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

July 9, 1914: Wrangell will have a new lighting system by the middle of September is the information given out by Mr. O.C. Palmer of the Wrangell Electric Light and Power Co. Mr. Palmer has secured an additional franchise for ten years from the town and will place a large alternator in the plant of 75 K.V.A. The street lines under the new power will carry 2200 volts and the house wires will be for 110. The plant will be operated with the help of the engine that is now used and, in addition, two new 25 horsepower Fairbanks-Morris Type Y heavy oi...



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