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Profile America: Gas Lighting

Profile America: Gas Lighting

Tuesday, February 7 — It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. Two centuries ago, it was even better to light a gas lamp. On this date in 1816, America’s first gas streetlamp was lit in Baltimore, Maryland. […]

Profile America: Gas Lights America

Profile America: Gas Lights America

GAS LIGHTING Profile America —  It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. Nearly 200 years ago, it was even better to light a gas lamp. On this date in 1817, America’s first gas streetlamp was lit […]

by · February 7, 2016 · Energy, Profile America

Bodies Identified as Missing Men from East Village Fire

The NY Times and other media outlets confirm that FDNY firefighters pulled two bodies from the scene of an explosion that demolished three buildings in New York City’s East Village and identifyied them as the men reported missing after the […]

by · March 30, 2015 · News