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ELECTRIC COMPANIES & ELECTRICITY IN WHEELING


Electricity Firsts in Wheeling:

Incandescent Light Comes to Wheeling, 1887 (Intelligencer article)
First Electric Street Car in Wheeling, 1888 (Intelligencer article)
Municipal Electric Street Lights Come to Wheeling, 1892 (History of Greater Wheeling and Vicinity article, Wingerter, 1912)
Lights First Turned On, April 23, 1892 (Intelligencer article)
Lights Turned on for First Time at Fairgrounds, August 20, 1892 (Intelligencer article)


Electric Companies:

➤ Wheeling Electrical Company
➤ Wheeling Electric Company


Electric Power Plants:

➤ 42nd Street Plant
➤ John B. Garden Sub-station


Electric Streetcars:

➤ See Transportation > Streetcars

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