1905 ~ Power Rates Double in Utah

The news from 1905 is echoed frequently today, although in the case of power usage, we typically aren’t told that using a light or motor during daylight hours will result in being billed at a double rate.

I wonder who J. H. Wootton sent out patrolling looking for offenders back then?  Even with a lot fewer homes in existence and fewer installed lights, could the patroller spot burning bulbs or running motors inside homes?

Utah Power - Double Rates 1905

Copyright (c) Lee Drew 2012-01-23 11:14:00
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