The original cover art for Margaret Cheney's Tesla - Man out of Time
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July 15th, 1903: Wardenclyffe Testing Begins

"The New York Sun" reported the strange goings-on at Tesla's transmitter. It stated, "all sorts of lightning were flashed from the tall tower and poles," and "the air was filled with blinding streaks of electricity which seemed to shoot off into the darkness on some mysterious errand."

An artist's depiction of Tesla's tower in full operation.
An artist's depiction of Tesla's tower in full operation.