Tesla, along with George Westinghouse, Edward Dean Adams and others tour Niagara Falls and the new Adams Power Station.
Nikola Tesla Timeline
Tesla Tours Niagara Powerhouse
Niagara Powers Buffalo
The new A.C. power system enjoyed a flawless inauguration, transmitting electricity to Buffalo, New York 22 miles away. It came first to the Buffalo Railway Company - 1,000 horsepower, switched into the company's powerhouses at exactly midnight with a signaling of the event to the city by the firing of cannons, the blowing of steam whistles and the ringing of bells.