Bright Lights Big City: The History of Electricity in Toronto

STAMP, Robert M.

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Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at The Market Gallery of the City of Toronto Archives, March-June, 1991. Topics include: the coming of electricity to Toronto; J. J. Wright; the era of private power barons; public power challenges the private companies; Hydro power monopolgy in city and suburbs; lighting streets; powering streetcars; brightening the home; fuelling the workplace; enhancing leisure activities; etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: City of Toronto Archives
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1991
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fine
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    61 p. 28 cm. 37 b&w illustrations. Staplebound. Illustrated paper covers.