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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Minot Electric

Started in 1923 by Sophus Henriksen it was located at 19 First Avenue SW. in 1961 Minot Electric was Minot’s oldest electrical contractor with 39 years of service. Back in 1923 the Minot Electric Showroom window featured the newly introduced 2-way plug. The Slogan for the new gadget was “ In every room, use the Benjamin two-way plug and double the use of every socket. The showroom window featured about 10 appliances all plugged into the same outlet. The two-way plug became a thing of the past and by 1961 the “Octopus Outlets” came into existence

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