In our last post on Gasometers we saw a 1922 list of towns that had manufactured gas service. Of the eight service providers only one provided service to customers outside of the town in which the coal gas was manufactured…. Read More ›
Mississippians with Gas
If you haven’t read last week’s post on Gasometers, this post follows up on that discussion of the hulking, black, iron lungs that eased up and down at all hours of the day and night, depending on gas demand (for lighting, heating & cooking) and the manufacturer’s supply. We pondered what towns had gas works and the mysterious gasometers that were required to store the manufactured gas.
The Last Of The Mississippi Gasometers?
Several years ago Malvaney asked us the question what happened to the street car system that were so prevalent in towns large and small across Mississippi at the turn of the 20th century. These lines not only brought transportation but… Read More ›