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(L-R)Jesse I. Straus, Thomas A. Edison, Arthur Williams admire details of model apartment house at electrical show


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Edison, Thomas A.

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Thomas A. Edison, accompanied by Jesse I Straus, left, and Arthur Williams, Vice President of the N.Y. Edison Company, admired the details of the Westinghouse model apartment house at R.H. Macy & Co.'s electrical show the other day.

This model shows proper lighting as designed by the Westinghouse Lamp Company engineers, and contains seventy exact scale models of electrical equipment, all of which operate exactly as do regular size machines.

Miniature elevators run, tiny fans create a breeze, and doll-size ranges emit heat. 

Original Caption by Science Service

National Museum of American History


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