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Title
Electric tower
Creator
Kessler (artist)
Date Created and/or Issued
Undated
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
San José State University Archives Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Drawing of the San Jose electric tower. Electric Light Tower in San Jose, inspired by J. J. Owen, editor of the San Jose Mercury. The tower stood 237-feet tall and was lighted on December 13, 1881. The tower was damaged by a windstorm on February 1915 and collapsed on December 1915 at 11:55 a.m.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
8 X 10 in.
Extent
8 X 10 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/sjsuUA/id/599
Language
English
Subject
Electric lighting
Electricity
Towers
Place
San Jose
California
Source
San Jose State University Archives Photograph Collection

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