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Oxford Central Lighting Station

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1892 The generating station of the Oxford Electric Co was commissioned; it was located at Osney, with a substation and the company's offices in Broad Street, Oxford. Contractors were Electric Construction Co under the supervision of Thomas Parker[1]. The Electric Construction Co had supplied one of the first of its "continuous-current" transformers to the station[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1892/07/01
  2. The Times, 28 August 1895