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West Orange Lab seen from across a river.

West Orange laboratory under construction, 1887

At West Orange (which was indeed about ten times the size of Menlo Park) manufacturing as well as experimentation took place. The buildings are preserved today by the National Park Service as the Edison National Historic Site.

SI negative #80-16535

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