What Fueled The Power Plant? Part II

As soon as I started thinking about the power plant things related thereto began to fall into my hands. I was flipping through a 1927 Campanile the other day, when my eyes fell upon one the ads in the back:

Natural gas ad 1927 Campanile

 

Note that this time frame roughly coincides with the removal of the campus railroad spur that brought the tanker train cars to the back of the power plant. So how and when exactly did this switch come about?

This is a cliffhanger. Part III tomorrow.

Bonus:

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