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The worlds first hydroelectric power plant built by Thomas Edison in Appleton, WI

The worlds first hydroelectric power plant built by Thomas Edison in my hometown, Appleton, WI

The worlds first hydroelectric power plant built by Thomas Edison in my hometown, Appleton, WI

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  1. pam says:

    J and I drove hours out of our way recently to visit an old hydroelectric plant in BC. It’s nice to know I’m not the only nerd that finds those kinds of sites worth visiting.

    The tragedy? It was closed for seismic retrofitting.

  2. Tin Can says:

    One of my daughters is a history buff and she's going to LOVE this picture! Thanks for sharing some more great pictures!

  3. Chris says:

    Edison was a good man! hydroelectric power has done a lot for improving life since the beginning of the industrial revolution.

  4. Rose says:

    Hey, I've been there.

  5. Cole says:

    I never knew that was in Appleton! Wow!

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