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Old Folsom Powerhouse-Sacramento Station A
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 35.034 W 121° 29.874
10S E 630831 N 4271672
Quick Description: California Historical Landmark 633-2
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2008 9:17:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM4CFK
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 78

Long Description:
The first distribution point of electricity for a major city, Station A was constructed in 1894 by the Sacramento Electric Power and Light Company to receive power generated from Folsom Powerhouse. The first transmission of electricity was on July 13, 1895. This power distribution network resulted in the first overhead wire streetcar system in the Central Valley.
Marker Number: 633.00

Marker Name: OLD FOLSOM POWERHOUSE-SACRAMENTO STATION A

County: Sacramento

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 08/04/1970

Location:
NE corner of 6th and H Sts, Sacramento


Website: [Web Link]

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