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John Street Power Station

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1888 Muir, Mavor and Coulson Ltd purchased ground in Little Hamilton Street, off John Street (in the City of Glasgow), and laid down plant for a general supply. The supply from the Little Hamilton Street supply was conveyed by overhead wires on the high-tension ac system (2,400 volts), transformed on the consumers’ premises to 100 volts.

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