Detroit Edison Workers Putting up Electric Pole

Detroit Edison Workers Putting up Electric Pole
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Pole Goes Up: A Detroit Edison utility pole digger is in position (left) to gouge a hole for a 70-foot pole that gets "planted" (center) and finally straightened (right) [this photo]. The utility spends about $600,000 a year for poles, transmission lines and other equipment to extend service in the 1,200-square-mile district.
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Detroit Edison Digging Hole for Electric Pole

Detroit Edison Digging Hole for Electric Pole
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Pole Goes Up: A Detroit Edison utility pole digger is in position (left) [this photo] to gouge a hole for a 70-foot pole that gets "planted" (center) and finally straightened (right). The utility spends about $600,000 a year for poles, transmission lines and other equipment to extend service in the 1,200-square-mile district.
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Detroit Edison's Superior Station

Detroit Edison's Superior Station
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120,000 Volts: This is a scene at Detroit Edison's Superior Station, near Ypsilanti, where three 120,000 volt power lines converge to furnish power to the firm's Ann Arbor district. Any two of the three master lines could be cut without disrupting service.
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Superior Station Hydroelectric Plant

Superior Station Hydroelectric Plant
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Hydroelectric Power: Up to 38,000,000 of 646,481,000 kilowatt hours used last year came from a chain of four Detroit Edison hydroelectric plants on the Huron River. They are similar to this one at Superior Station near Ypsilanti. Most of the electricity used in the Ann Arbor district comes from sources near Detroit.
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Appliance Repair at Detroit Edison Co.

Appliance Repair at Detroit Edison Co.
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Shutting Off Electicity to Burning House

Shutting Off Electicity to Burning House
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Emergency: A lineman cuts power and ground wires to a house which was aflame during a fire recently at Delhi in Scio township. Service crews and linemen are on 24-hour-a-day call to respond to this type and other emergencies.
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Edison Center Under Construction

Edison Center Under Construction
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Edison Center Under Construction

Edison Center Under Construction
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Detroit Edison Serviceman Replacing Bulb in Street Light

Detroit Edison Serviceman Replacing Bulb in Street Light
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Keep Street Lights Burning: Serviceman Fred Knox changes the lamp in a downtown Ann Arbor street light, one of hundreds the utility maintains here.
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Detroit Edison Building Being Demolished

Detroit Edison Building Being Demolished
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