Old Betsy

Old Betsy (HMW8W)

Location: Las Vegas, NV 89101 Clark County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 9.864', W 115° 9.06'

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On this site stood "Old Betsy," Las Vegas' first electric generator, which serviced the power needs of the new town. The generator, operated by the Consolidated Power and Telephone company, supplied electricity from 1906-1916. The company evolved into the Southern Nevada Power Company in 1930 just before the building of Hoover Dam, and changed its name to Nevada Power in 1961.
HM NumberHMW8W
Year Placed2005
Placed ByThe Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 666308 N 4003766
Decimal Degrees36.16440000, -115.15100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.864', W 115° 9.06'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 51.84" N, 115° 9' 3.60" W
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Area Code(s)702
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-719 S Main St, Las Vegas NV 89101, US
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