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Another oldie

Another oldie

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I found a third American Electric 15-000 in my town on Google Streetview at a neighborhood. But this is 2012 shot, so who knows if it still there.

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Light Information

Manufacturer:American Electric
Model Reference:15-000
Lamp
Lamp Type:Mercury Vapor
Base:Mogul
Fixture
Fixture Type:Cobra
Photocell Type:Twist Lock
Physical/Production
Fabrication Date:1960s
Application/Use:Streetlighting

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Jul 21, 2019 at 11:05 AM Author: WestinghouseCeramalux
These were only 400W/H33 (MV), as far as I can remember. The lamp is well spent.

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Jul 22, 2019 at 05:26 PM Author: Cole D.
Yeah it's definitely well used. I imagine it was a dayburner for many years. I'll have to go by there sometime and see if this light is still there. I know of another 15-000 that had a new photocell put on it within the last few years (but it's brighter at night) so it's possible this is still in use.

Collect vintage incandescent and fluorescent fixtures. Also like HID lighting and streetlights.

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