Communications: Pearl St. Sta.
|Birthname||Pearl Street Station|
|born on||4 September 1882 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )|
|Place||New York New York, USA, 40n42, 74w00|
|Timezone||LMT m74w00 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||12°08' 15°25 Asc. 06°31'|
American communications center, the Pearl Street Station was designed by Thomas Edison and was the first power grid structure in the US, marking the historic lighting of the incandescent lights of New York and availability of electricity for businesses and homes. According to the Edison Electric Institute: "Pearl Street had one generator and it produced power for 800 electric light bulbs. Within 14 months, Pearl Street Station had 508 subscribers and 12,732 bulbs."
- compare to chart of Communications: Power Failure (born 14 August 2003)
- compare to chart of Edison, Thomas Alva (born 11 February 1847)
Tim Rubald submitted this data From "Edison: His life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer, General Counsel of the Edison Laboratory and Allied Interests and Thomas Commerford Martin, Ex-President of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Harper Brothers, NY 1929: "On Monday, September 4, 1882, at 3 o'clock, P.M., Edison realized the consummation of his broad and original scheme. The Pearl Street station was officially started by admitting steam to the engine of one of the "Jumbos," current was generated, turned into the network of underground conductors, and was transformed into light by the incandescent lamps that had thus far been installed."
- Mundane : Civic/Entertainment : Foundings