Albums

Albums

Houston Streetlights
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Photocontrols
IMG_1193.JPG 22 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2018
My streetlight collection
IMG_1154.JPG 8 files, last one added on Apr 05, 2018
Miscellaneous streetlights
IMG_1138.PNG 19 files, last one added on Apr 03, 2018
Joe maurath
IMG_1971.PNG 90 files, last one added on May 17, 2018
5 albums on 1 page(s)

Last comments - marvinsuggs's Gallery

Last comments - marvinsuggs's Gallery

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M-400A FCO c.1976. Top of fixture facing down with door housing pulled up and open. Sent from Mail for Windows 10marvinsuggs05/17/18 at 08:07WestinghouseCeramalux: That hole is where the black cork filter should be... 105W, 1000-lumwn Wheeler incandescent c.1953-57 *just* removed from service. Thanks Steve Z!! marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 16:11streetlight98: That's Joe Maurath, lifelong street lighting a... Closeup of Wheeler incandescent removed earlier that morning. It originally had a Fisher Pierce tube powered photocontrol, later a twistlock adaptor cap was added.marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 16:10streetlight98: Very thick cast aluminum housing on these. Nothing... Closeup of c.1958-61 Wheeler incandescent. 1000L, 105 watts. It originally had a Crescent Moon shade years ago.marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 16:03streetlight98: Appears to have a Jones socket? I have two of thes... 105W, 1000-lumwn Wheeler incandescent c.1953-57 *just* removed from service. Thanks Steve Z!! marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 15:59Lumex120: Who is that?
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Wheeler c. 1958-61 with 1000 lumen, 105W incandescent lamp. Removed. LED conversion May 2018.marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 15:58streetlight98: Joe had explained to me that Holbrook kept their i... M-400A FCO c.1976. Top of fixture facing down with door housing pulled up and open. Sent from Mail for Windows 10marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 15:50streetlight98: Wow! Extremely robust design! Seems like the optic... Wheeler c. 1958-61 with 1000 lumen, 105W incandescent lamp. Removed. LED conversion May 2018.marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 12:55WestinghouseCeramalux: I'm really surprised it lasted this long. Inca... M-400A FCO c.1976. Top of fixture facing down with door housing pulled up and open. Sent from Mail for Windows 10marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 12:48WestinghouseCeramalux: Hmmm...didn't realize that they opened like th... Joe with rare c.1976 GE M-400A 250W HPS FCO. marvinsuggs05/16/18 at 12:46WestinghouseCeramalux: I remember these being in service in Tacoma, WA. I...
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Wheeler c. 1958-61 with 1000 lumen, 105W incandescent lamp. Removed. LED conversion May 2018.marvinsuggs05/15/18 at 20:15Cole D.: The bulb looks so small in it! Were you able to sa... Incandescent Wheeler Crescent Moon saves by contractor presently converting town to LED.marvinsuggs05/15/18 at 20:02icefoglights: Nice save!

Are some of those meter socket adapt...
GE Form 109s given to me by utility during HPS conversion, Weymouth, MA. March 1991. Yes, I still have them!marvinsuggs05/15/18 at 19:54alexd120: Cool ITT AMERICAN ELECTRIC model 13marvinsuggs05/10/18 at 10:10WestinghouseCeramalux: Yes...see here: https://www.lighting-gallery.net... Moving day marvinsuggs05/02/18 at 10:00DieselNut: I just have a lot of "stuff" in general,...
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Moving day marvinsuggs05/01/18 at 15:08MissRiaElaine:

We're going to have to get rid of ...
Moving day marvinsuggs05/01/18 at 11:35DieselNut: Yea, I could not get all my crap in a 53 foot comm... 75W Mercury GE M250R2. LOL, I used transparent blue paint as shown over the silvery tag. Came out looking great!marvinsuggs04/23/18 at 15:59streetlight98: No cobraheads were ever made lower than 100W MV. 75W Mercury GE M250R2. LOL, I used transparent blue paint as shown over the silvery tag. Came out looking great!marvinsuggs04/23/18 at 15:53Lumex120: I thought this was real at first. Did they ever... 75W Mercury GE M250R2. LOL, I used transparent blue paint as shown over the silvery tag. Came out looking great!marvinsuggs04/23/18 at 15:23streetlight98: Looks awesome!

Last additions - marvinsuggs's Gallery

Last additions - marvinsuggs's Gallery

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1958 ad for the Wheeler Multiple Plug-In Incandescent Street Light Socket and Receptacle. Actually, these were introduced in the early 50s or before by Wheeler.marvinsuggsMay 17, 2018 Joe with rare c.1976 GE M-400A 250W HPS FCO. marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 Joe with his c.1976 GE M-400A FCO, note the serrated “bathroom window” flat glass! marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 Early M-400A FCO. The lamp socket is twisted a turn and then pulled out of the reflector for servicing.marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 M-400A FCO c.1976. Top of fixture facing down with door housing pulled up and open. Sent from Mail for Windows 10marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018
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105W, 1000-lumwn Wheeler incandescent c.1953-57 *just* removed from service. Thanks Steve Z!! marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 Closeup of Wheeler incandescent removed earlier that morning. It originally had a Fisher Pierce tube powered photocontrol, later a twistlock adaptor cap was added.marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 Incandescent Wheeler Crescent Moon saves by contractor presently converting town to LED.marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 Wheeler c. 1958-61 with 1000 lumen, 105W incandescent lamp. Removed. LED conversion May 2018.marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 Closeup of c.1958-61 Wheeler incandescent. 1000L, 105 watts. It originally had a Crescent Moon shade years ago.marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018
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Wheeler Crescent Moon, 105W, 1000L fixture, c.1953-57. Tape used to secure the twistlock adaptor cap on top of it. marvinsuggsMay 15, 2018 GE Form 109s given to me by utility during HPS conversion, Weymouth, MA. March 1991. Yes, I still have them!marvinsuggsApr 23, 2018 Another look at the four GE 109s from a local utility that were still in service earlier that day in March 1991.marvinsuggsApr 23, 2018 75W Mercury GE M250R2. LOL, I used transparent blue paint as shown over the silvery tag. Came out looking great!marvinsuggsApr 23, 2018 The silvery blue came out identical to some AEL MV labels of the mid-80s. I don’t know how weather-resistant this will be.marvinsuggsApr 23, 2018

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Random recent files - marvinsuggs's Gallery

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Wheeler Crescent Moon, 105W, 1000L fixture, c.1953-57. Tape used to secure the twistlock adaptor cap on top of it. marvinsuggs Joe with rare c.1976 GE M-400A 250W HPS FCO. marvinsuggs Incandescent Wheeler Crescent Moon saves by contractor presently converting town to LED.marvinsuggs Closeup of c.1958-61 Wheeler incandescent. 1000L, 105 watts. It originally had a Crescent Moon shade years ago.marvinsuggs Joe with his c.1976 GE M-400A FCO, note the serrated “bathroom window” flat glass! marvinsuggs

Random older files - marvinsuggs's Gallery

Random older files - marvinsuggs's Gallery

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Various photocontrols: American Electric, Fisher Pierce and DTLmarvinsuggs Various Ripley Sunswitch photocontrolsmarvinsuggs 1964 Fisher Pierce 500 Watt new in boxmarvinsuggs 1963 (left) and 1965 Ripley Sunswitch photocontrolsmarvinsuggs 1964 Fisher Pierce Duo Volt new in boxmarvinsuggs
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