Bullock Electric Generator

The company started in as the 1884 as the Geo. F. Card & O. W. Jantz Manufacturing Company, but was renamed to the Bullock Electric Manufacturing Company when George Bullock took over. In 1904 the company was leased by Allis-Chalmers and finally acquired in 1905. A few years later General Electric took control of Allis-Chalmers … Continue reading "Bullock Electric Generator"  →

General Electric DC Generator

Nichols & Langworthy horizontal engine A 14 KW Direct Current Generator made by the General Electric Co. of Schenectady, New York. This generator is attached to a New York Safety horizontal engine that was originally located in Lippitt Hall at the University of Rhode Island.    →

Hydroelectric Switchboard, Scannevin & Potter

This switchboard is from the power plant of the Reginald Taylor Estate in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. It includes an array of switches and three meters: a Weston Voltmeter made by the Weston Electrical Instrument Company, and two ammeters made by the American Instrument Company, both companies in Newark, New Jersey.  →