Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

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100 Years Ago

August 31, 1916

Pine Bluffs to have addition to light plant

The new engine for the municipal light plant arrived here the 25th and is now being installed. This engine was purchased of the Fairbanks Morris people at a cost of about $2,600 including cost of installation.

It was shipped here from Beloit, Wis. And is large enough to serve Pine Bluffs until it becomes a city of twice its present size. The capacity is 50 horse, the fly wheel alone weighing 8,400 pounds.

It will be some two weeks before this new engine is in working order as time must be given for the foundation...



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