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CHL No. 633.2 Folsom Powerhouse Station A - Sacramento


NO. 633-2 OLD FOLSOM POWERHOUSE-SACRAMENTO STATION A - The first distribution point of electricity for a major city, Station A was constructed in 1894 by the Sacramento Electric Power and Light Company to receive power generated from Folsom Powerhouse. The first transmission of electricity was on July 13, 1895. This power distribution network resulted in the first overhead wire streetcar system in the Central Valley.


NE corner of 6th and H Sts, Sacramento
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CHL #633.2 - Folsom Powerhouse Station A