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Search Aspect ( electricity sub-station )
Location - Leeds & District

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Electricity sub-station (Armley) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated This early example of street furniture is an elaborately decorated, cast iron electricity sub-station or 'Lucy Box', as they were known. Many of this type of box were made by the Oxford Lucy Foundry started in 1803 and the Lucy group of companies still exists today. The boxes were often cast with the maker's emblem and decorated with the city's coat-of-arms. They were used in connection with the tram network as isolators, the general electricity supply or the telephone system.
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Electricity sub-station, close-up view (Armley)
Black & White imageUndated A close-up view of an early cast iron electricity sub-station. The hinged door of the pillar-shaped box can be seen and there is a sign on it, 'DANGER High Voltage sub-station. City of Leeds Electricity Department, 1 Whitehall Road, Leeds.' Such boxes were used as isolators for transport systems, general electricity supply or the telephone network.
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Halton Dial, electricity sub-station (Halton) (2 comments)
Black & White image2nd April 1932 Electricity sub-station, a building contractors hut for Paul Rhodes Ltd. The building was used as the City Lights and is currently a Wild West soft play centre for children
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Halton Dial, electricity sub-station (Halton) (1 comment)
Black & White image2nd April 1932 View of an electricity sub-station which was used for powering the tramway system as alternating current was converted to direct current by the Electrical Mercury Rectifier. The building later became the City Lights public house then a Wild West soft play centre for children. A building contractors' hut is on the left, Paul Rhodes Ltd.
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Halton Dial, electricity sub-station (Halton) (4 comments)
Black & White image2nd April 1932 Electricity sub-station, Halton Dial. To the right Paul Rhodes Ltd building contractors hut. The sub-station was adapted and opened as City Lights public house and now is used as a Wild West soft play centre for children
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