Old Folsom Powerhouse

Old Folsom Powerhouse (HM776)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95814 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 35.038', W 121° 29.86'

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Sacramento Station A

The first distribution point of electricity for a major city, Station A was constructed in 1894. Built by the Sacramento Electric Power and Light Company to receive power generated from Folsom Powerhouse. The first transmission of electricity was on July 13, 1895. This power distribution network resulted in the first overhead wire streetcar system in the Central Valley.
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HM NumberHM776
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Marker Number633-2
Year Placed1970
Placed ByCalifornia Department of Parks and Recreation (August 4, 1970)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:44pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 630851 N 4271680
Decimal Degrees38.58396667, -121.49766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 35.038', W 121° 29.86'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 35' 2.28" N, 121° 29' 51.60" W
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Area Code(s)415, 916, 209, 714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 813 6th St, Sacramento CA 95814, US
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