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Tennessee Light & Power

By Yolanda Reid, Robertson County Historian

Tennessee Lighting and Appliance Company Building circa 1900, two story brick with white enameled brick Façade, first story maintains its original show window configuration topped by an entablature, 3 bay second story windows, parapet has three diamonds in dark enameled brick that correspond with second story windows.

The sign for Tennessee Light & Power is on the front of the building located on the square near the corner Of 6th and Main Street in Springfield. Frank Trimble started Tennessee Light & Power in 1921. It was the last private electric utility to surrender all its facilities to public acquisition by the Tennessee Valley

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