when the lights came on

R. Angus Steadman

R. Angus Steadman, the chief engineer for Tri-County’s electrification efforts from 1936-38, chronicled the struggle to bring power to the rural areas of northern Pennsylvania in a manuscript written circa October 1937, about one month before Tri-County’s lines were energized. Please click on the Acrobat file below titled "Steadman manuscript" to view the document in its entirety.