Skip to comments.Livermore's famous bulb celebrates its 110th birthday
Posted on 06/16/2011 1:27:21 PM PDT by SmithL
LIVERMORE -- How many firefighters does it take to change the Livermore light bulb?
None, because it never burns out!
The riddle may be a bit tired, but the object of its affectionate punchline is not.
For more than a century, the 4-watt "Centennial Light" -- believed to be the world's longest-burning bulb -- has hung from the modest rafters of Fire Station No. 6 in Livermore.
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The hilarious part about that law is GE, Sylvania and other manufacturers have merely started manufacturing 95, 55 and 35 watt bulbs to circumvent the law.
I have several cases of them and wonder how they will perform.
I bought an earlier design LED bulb consisting of ~ 20 individual LEDs that crapped out after about a year of the same use (headboard bed light).
I know they moved it when they built a new fire station, I guess they found a way to move it with out turning it off.The the old station is a deli now.
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