gas & electricity
Acetylene lighting plant in the opera house block
fire affects knights of phythias hall, post office, drugstore, and hardware store
january 9, 1900 nebraska state journal
"table rock to be lighted" - formation of the table rock electric company
may 29, 1909, valentine democrat
lighting plant for table rock electric underway
september 1909, nebraska state journal
"the busy drustore" now has electric fans
july 21, 1916
table rock electric company sells vacuum cleaners
august 5, 1921
electric rates reduced
march 21, 1925
o. a. cooper sells lighting plant in table rock & humboldt to Nebraska gas & electric co.
may 1, 1925
Karas & sons contrasts horse power then and now
june 13, 1930
35 years ago they started with "crude machinery driven by a horse" but now they will do all blacksmithing with electric power.
table rock electric christmas ad
december 22, 1955
consumers public power district touts "sit-down club" on washdays with
electric water heater, washer, dryer, and iron
electric dryer touted - "hanging's not good enough" for permanent press
october 27, 1966
2017 - looking back
Larry Layden recalls talking about wiring the Vrtiska home place with his brother-in-law Lloyd Vrtiska
I asked Lloyd if he thought his 80-year-old house wiring could handle today's electrical load.
Hit pause to take a closer look!