Greenville's Electric Light Plant. First municipally owned electric plant in Texas. Opened Mar. 4, 1891, on Town Branch. Steam engine, operating only at night, ran 2 dynamos for 40 street arc and 1000 home lights. Daytime use began 1909. Diesel installed 1933. Now has 8 diesels plus steam engine. #7797

2821 Washington St., Greenville, TX
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by Texas Historical Commission #7797 of the Texas Historical Marker series

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