Electric Street Lighting

Electric Street Lighting (HM1C9Y)

Location: Tamworth, New South Wales 2340
Country: Australia
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S 31° 5.223', E 150° 55.609'

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Tamworth N.S.W. was the first town in Australia to introduce electric street lighting by means of two 18kw steam driven Crompton dynamos. Electricity was supplied to 52 street lights using 140 Swan incandescent lamps and 7 Crompton carbon arc lamps.

9th November 1888
HM NumberHM1C9Y
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)56J E 302241 N 6558902
Decimal Degrees-31.08705000, 150.92681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesS 31° 5.223', E 150° 55.609'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 5' 13.38" S, 150° 55' 36.54" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 216 Peel St, Tamworth New South Wales 2340, AU
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