Spokane -- Washington Water Power Company (#01)

Spokane_WWP001.tif

Title

Spokane -- Washington Water Power Company (#01)

Subject

Washington Water Power Company

Description

"Washington Water Power temporary headquarters after the Spokane fire of 1889. The great fire struck the city's downtown in early August, just five months after WWP was created. Using any wire that would carry 10 amps - including barbed ware - company crews restored power to the downtown area the evening after the fire. A tradition of excellence was born."

Source

Northwest Room. Spokane Public Library.

Date

1899

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Format

image/tiff

Type

Black-and-white photographs

Rights

This object is in the public domain in the United States as determined by Spokane Public Library in 2021 and does not have restrictions on usage. We request that you acknowledge the source of the object whenever possible.

Collection

Citation

“Spokane -- Washington Water Power Company (#01),” Spokane Public Library, accessed October 4, 2022, https://lange.spokanelibrary.org/items/show/3031.