• Heavy Machine Shop

    Thomas Edison

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Park Planning

 

Long Range Interpretive Plan

The Long Range Interpretive Plan defines the overall vision and long-term (5-7 year) interpretive goals of the park. The Long Range Interpretive Plan for Thomas Edison NHP was completed in 2009.

Did You Know?

Two men standing by a trolley.

The storage battery provided electricity for train lighting, switching equipment, and railway signaling. Because it was an economical, lightweight option, it was used for a variety of tasks such as: powering telephone switchboards, emergency lights, truck and automobile lighting and ignition system.