Old Lantern Dietz Red Little Wizard Vintage Oil Lamp 1946 Free Shipping

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ANTIQUE VINTAGE LANTERN LAMP: Light Milwaukee Gas Light Company Dietz lights
Brand: Dietz

ANTIQUE LANTERN
COLLECTIBLE ANTIQUE

MILWAUKEE GAS LIGHT CO COMPANY
DIETZ NEW YORK

DESCRIPTION:  THIS IS AN ANTIQUE OIL LANTERN. THE GLASS IS RED WITH NO CRACKS SHINNY AND PERFECT. THIS IS CALLED THE LITTLE WIZARD 70 HOUR LAMP STAMPED. FOR AS OLD AS IT IS, IT'S IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION. ORIGINAL PAINT, NO DENTS OR DINGS. THERE IS VERY LITTLE RUST.  SHIPS TO YOU NEXT DAY!

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Milwaukee Gas Light Company

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  • 1964 Milwaukee Gas & Light Company: 1950-1964

The Milwaukee Gas Light Company was a public utility company that delivered natural gas to customers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and its environs. The company manufactured and distributed natural gas for use in heating, cooking, and industry. The company was a subsidiary of American Light & Traction, later called American Natural Gas Company. Other subsidiaries of American included Michigan Consolidated Gas, Michigan Wisconsin Pipe Line, American Louisiana Pipe Line, and Milwaukee Solvay Coke. American Light & Traction opened for business in 1901.

Revenues for Milwaukee Gas Light Company remained flat or negative from 1929 through 1945. In 1943 the company had 780,000 customers. American Light & Traction built a large pipeline project from Louisiana to Detroit in the postwar years. The pipeline allowed Milwaukee Gas Light to add 30,500 new gas customers and to serve 250,000 total households in 1957. Revenues had been $6.9 million in 1942; in 1957 total American Natural Gas revenues were $31.3 million, and American Natural Gas revenues hit $292.3 million by 1962.

Milwaukee Gas Light Company is perhaps best known for its Milwaukee Gas Light Building, the Art Deco corporate headquarters the company built in 1930 in Milwaukee. The neon “flame” on top of the building was designed to promote natural gas heat; at the same time it announces the...

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