Thomas Edison: A Man with Bright Ideas

Published January 25, 2014 by Maryanne

SAM_3531Edison’s Library, statue from Paris, France (Photo by Maryanne Mistretta)

A cold, snowy day in New Jersey, well spent inside the historic Thomas Edison museum in West Orange, New Jersey.

SAM_3536Where Edison napped in his library (Photo by Maryanne Mistretta)

SAM_3543Bright ideas! (Photo by Maryanne Mistretta)

SAM_3544Time clock for workers to punch in

One might be intimidated by a man of Edison’s genius, but he punched in and out like everyone else! How cool is that?

SAM_3546Mr. Edison’s elevator, used in later years (Photo by Maryanne Mistretta)

SAM_3551Me, going up to the music room!

SAM_3558Hey, Jack White, here’s the birth of the music industry!

SAM_3589Old school Christmas lights!

SAM_3596Reel to reel

SAM_3608Manufacturing plant, last standing … who knows how long this will be here.

This was my second trip to the Edison Museum, a very cool trip back in time to learn about the man of so many inventions — who was hard of hearing since childhood!

These few photos are just a tidbit of what you can see. For more information, visit: http://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm

All photos taken by or courtesy of Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta … if you use them, PLEASE CREDIT!

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