Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant

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Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant
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Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant is located in Massachusetts
Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant
Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant is located in the US
Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant
Location 96 Pine St., Waltham, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°22′16″N 71°13′58″W / 42.37111°N 71.23278°W / 42.37111; -71.23278Coordinates: 42°22′16″N 71°13′58″W / 42.37111°N 71.23278°W / 42.37111; -71.23278
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Other
MPS Waltham MRA
NRHP reference #

89001537

[1]
Added to NRHP September 28, 1989

The Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant is a historic power company generator building at 96 Pine Street in Waltham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1900–1909, this large concrete-and-stone building is an essentially unaltered early power generation plant, although all of its window openings have been filled with concrete. It originally housed a steam power generator, and was sold by Waltham Gas and Electric to Boston Edison, who converted it to an electrical substation in 1917, a role it continues to fulfill.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Waltham Gas and Electric Company Generating Plant". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-05-01.