Tibbe Power Company - Washington, MO
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N 38° 33.748 W 091° 00.871
15S E 672988 N 4270093
Tibbe Power Plant...first electricity in city in 1893.
Waymark Code: WMZEDA
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2018
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County of building: Franklin County
Location of building: Front St., mid-block, between Cedar St. & Olive St., south side, Washington
Built: 1915
Classified: C-2 & commercial
Current Occupant: Paperbacks For Educators

Marker Text:

Tibbe Power Company
In December of 1915, and much fanfare, this power plant came online. Remarkable for that era, this building housed two 75-horsepower generators. Theodore Link of St. Louis Union Station fame was the architect.

History of Mark:
"4 TIBBE POWER BUILDING..........................426 West Front Street
Anton Tibbe brought electricity to Washington in 1893.This building, his third plant, was designed by famed St. Louis architect Theodore Link. Link’s most famous work is St. Louis’ Union Station.This structure dates to 1915." ~ Washington Historical Society

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