Forget the Light Bulb moment, what do we call the Power Grid moment for great thinkers?
The Forgotten Story of NYC's First Power Grid
Lower Manhattan of the 1880s was a wonderland of futuristic technology and engineering: The city's first cable car arced over the harbor. A spindly new steel bridge was forming to connect Williamsburg to the city. And on the Lower East Side, Edison was tearing up the streets to build the first permanent power station in the world.