Sunday, October 17, 2010

What Did They Use Before? Lanterns?

The first lighthouse to use electricity was the Statue of Liberty in 1886.

2 comments:

froggy said...

A really, really big candle!

downtown guy said...

A big flame, concentrated by mirrors and lenses. In the 1800s they used mostly whale oil, then lard oil, then kerosene, and then electricity.