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Home California Sacramento County County Sacramento Old Folsom Powerhouse-Sacramento Station A

Old Folsom Powerhouse-Sacramento Station A

NE corner of 6th and H Sts, Sacramento, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 35' 2.076", -121° 29' 52.2384"
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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.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
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