Old Folsom Powerhouse - Sacramento Station

California State Historic Landmark 633-2

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#633-2 Old Folsom Powerhouse
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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NE corner of 6th and H Sts, Sacramento.

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