100-year-old lightbulb – still glowing.

Posted By Staff

Date: April 12th, 2017

bulbA bulb that may have been burning since the early 1900s has been discovered glowing dimly in the basement of the Fire Museum of York County, Pennsylvania.

Dennis Kunkle, director of facilities for the York County History Center, sent pictures and a description of the old bulb to an antique radio forum, which told him about the origin of the dual filament bulb.

The Phelps HYLO, “HIGH-LOW” bulb, patented in 1904, was designed to save electricity.  More

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