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How DID they make popcorn in the early 1900s?

December 7, 2022  By Anthony Capkun


Darryl Willie, Lorne Scott and Darrell MacKay, 2012. Photo: A. Capkun.

December 7, 2022 – [FROM THE ARCHIVES] In 1971, a group of electrical professionals within Manitoba Hydro got together and formed the Historical Interest Committee, with the aim of preserving Manitoba’s electrical heritage.

Fast-forward several decades, and those humble beginnings have transformed into the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre.

While sifting through our Archives, Electrical Business Magazine stumbled upon our 2012 interview with Darryl Willie, Lorne Scott and Darrell MacKay.

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These gentlemen brought both gadgets and stories to the Manitoba Electrical League’s “Current Connections” electrical showcase that year.

See if you can guess some of these gadgets.


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