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118. Ahearn and Soper — The Electrification of Ottawa

In the late 19th century, two young telegraphers, Thomas Ahearn and Warren Soper, recognized the value of hydroelectric power in electrifying the National Capital Region. They contributed much towards making Ottawa a capital worthy of the 20th century. The story of their partnership is told by Bryan D. Cook.

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Created Date: 02-16-2023
Last Updated Date: 02-16-2023
Author: Bryan D. Cook
Copyright: February 2023
Pages: 63 pages
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Errata: p.30 line 2 (spelling) Buchanan Channel

Addendum: Referenced on page 44 Soper's obituary transcribed from the Ottawa Evening Citizen 14-May-1924