Lasted more than a century but still extending the street lighting on the then outskirts of Vienna. The filling, cle ...
Lasted more than a century but still extending the street lighting on the then outskirts of Vienna. The filling, cleaning and lighting of the city remained light long-term task of citizens, were attached to their houses were lanterns. Only in the 18th Century, developed the so-called profession of lamp servant,http://www.lt-box.com/batteries-chargers.html£¬who then took over the lighting of oil lamps.
In 1818 the first gas street lamps were lit in the center of Vienna (Kruger Street,http://www.lt-box.com/led-bike-lights.html£¬ Walfischgasse and in parts of the Carinthian road). About twenty years later, the gas light came into the suburbs. First gas companies were established. Leading country for the supply of gas at that time was England. Vienna has been supplied in this time of the British company Imperial Continental Gas Association (ICGA).
Because of deficiencies in the supply and pricing of the monopolist ICGA was soon realized in the long run to look for alternatives. As the latest invention of the DC arc lamps, which were presented at the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873, came in handy. In January 1882 was the first electric lighting sample Vienna's city center.http://www.lt-box.com/led-light-bulbs.html£¬ The gas supply was in 1895 in the hands of the City of Vienna.