Glimpse of History: A tribute to Edison in Edison

EDISON — The world’s largest lightbulb, measuring at 14 feet in height, is shown shortly after completion in 1948.

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Originally, the interior featured 960 incandescent lights and a 24-inch reflector. Mounted atop a 118-ft. art deco tower in Edison, it was renovated for the reopening of the Menlo Park Museum in 2015 and is now illuminated by LEDs.

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Source: NJ.com Middlesex

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