Center of Southwest Studies

Collection  P 009:
Western Colorado Power Company photos


Ames (Colo.) power plant interior, circa 1891-1893

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This may be the only surviving photo of the interior of the original power plant at Ames, Colorado,
where L. L. Nunn produced the world's first commercial use of alternating current in 1891.

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