Niagara Power Plant


60m 1999

Brief Synopsis

A look at the origins of hydro-electric power, centering on the harnessing of energy generated by Niagara Falls. The program examines the technological advances that made hydro-electric power possible and how Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla engaged in "The War of the Currents" to determine the best w

Film Details

Also Known As
Modern Marvels (12/08/99)
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Actuality Productions; Hearst Entertainment & Syndication

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A look at the origins of hydro-electric power, centering on the harnessing of energy generated by Niagara Falls. The program examines the technological advances that made hydro-electric power possible and how Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla engaged in "The War of the Currents" to determine the best way to exploit the energy generated by the massive falls.

Film Details

Also Known As
Modern Marvels (12/08/99)
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Actuality Productions; Hearst Entertainment & Syndication

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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