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Item 74842

Title: 'McIntryre' splice, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1913

Media: Copper

Item 74846

Title: Western Union splice, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Media: Copper

Item 74844

Title: Splicing sleeve, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Copper, aluminum

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.