Clipped From The Escanaba Daily Press
Needham Electric Company Awarded Building Contract The Needham Klcctric company of Kncanaba ha« been awarded a contract for the construction of approximately 70 mile* of <16,000 volt high tension lines extending from Iron River through th* Wisconsin lako and resort territory. territory. and In the vicinity of Wa- terameet, It was announced yesterday. yesterday. The lines will be built for the Wisconsin Light and Power company and the consideration consideration was said to be slightly in exccss of $250,000. The exact figures were not made public. The» Needham company will employ 80 to 90 men on the construction construction work which will be complete»d complete»d this summer. The» new lines will tap some of the» most popular summer resort territory In northern Wisconsin.