Texas Almanac, 1939-1940 Page: 9
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A Tale of Ninety-Six Cities
Ninety-six c i t i e s and
towns in West Texas,
-- - some of them large and
some of them small,
have one important ad-
vantage in common.
They have ample elec-
tric power for future
These 96 cities and
towns receive p o w e r
' from the transmission
system of the Texas
Electric Service Com-
pany, which assures not
only sufficient power to
care for the immediate
needs, but also for un-
- us u a 1 emergency de-
. mands, a situation which
' - - " often occurs in a grow-
S ing territory like West
Cheap electric power
Ample Power for has aided this develop-
ment and the Texas
Industries Electric Service Com-
Generating stations of the Texas pany pledges itself to do
S Electric Service Company, which everything necessary to
supply energy to the Company's maintain a class of elec-
transmission system, have a total tric power service which
capacity of more than 100,000 will continue to aid the
horsepower. industrial growth of the
__-__ -96 cities and towns it
. -o .serves.
TEXAS ELECTRIC SERVICE COMPANY
General Offices: FORT WORTH
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Texas Almanac, 1939-1940, book, 1939; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117163/m1/11/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.