the success of the Great Barrington AC system, George Westinghouse,
William Stanley, and Oliver B. Shallenberger worked together to
create the first commercial AC installation in the US at Buffalo,
Future of Stanley:
Stanley later established the Stanley Electric Company in 1890 in
nearby Pittsfield Massachusetts. There his company built and sold
the first transformers. In 1903 General Electric bought the company
and continued to develop transformers and capacitors there. The
Stanley Electric Company is the root of GE's transformer and capacitor
featuring the Stanley Electric Company in Pittsfield, MA
The General Electric Story - A Hall of Electrical
History Publication (book)
Wikipedia article on transformers
MIT website: Inventor of the Week" William Stanley
IEEE Global History Network: Milestones: Alternating Current Electrification
The Power Makers: Steam, Electricity, and the Men Who Invented
Modern America by Maury Klein.
Photos by Michael Whelan,
Great Barrington Historical Society
Technical information by Steve Normandin, Rick DeLair
Edison Tech Center, Schenectady, NY
Power Station and Steinmetz's monocyclic power experiment
Power Station, Mechanicville, New York 1897, HVDC experiements
Redlands Mill Creek 1 powerhouse Redlands,
Powerhouse, Folsom California 1895
Dynamo Dolgeville Mill, Dolgeville, NY 1879
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