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Fort Wayne-Duncan ampere-hour meter, 1895

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Fort Wayne-Duncan ampere-hour meter, 1895

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Developed by Thomas Duncan for alternating current arc-lamp systems, this meter measures the number of amperes consumed by a series of 10 lamps over time.

Companies supplying electric power sought a meter that would accurately record all types of usage.

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  • Title: Fort Wayne-Duncan ampere-hour meter, 1895
  • Creator: Fort Wayne Electric Co.
  • Creation Date: 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Media: Metal, glass
  • Local Code: 2004.090.1400
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Co.
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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