Francisco Gas Company

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Pacific Gas And Electric Company - History - Early History - San Francisco Gas
... In the 1850s, manufactured gas was introduced in the United States as a means of lighting and gasworks were built in the larger eastern American cities ... The gas industry was still unknown in the West, however, and in San Francisco, street lighting was only available on Merchant Street in the form of oil lamps ... Brothers Peter, James and Michael Donahue took an interest in gas manufacturing while running the foundry that later became Union Iron Works, the largest ...

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