Since the introduction of the first commercial arc streetlighting in the late 1870's, the technology involved with lighting streets at night has evolved considerably over the years, and continues to evolve. The chapters outlined below describe all the types of lighting that have been utilized, both the light source itself as well as relevant notes on the luminaries and other equipment used.


Arc Lighting Incandescent (series) Incandescent (multiple) Mercury Vapor
Low-Pressure Sodium Fluorescent High-Pressure Sodium Metal Halide

Other Streetlighting Info

Photocontrols Catalogs

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