Friday, December 19, 2014
EN Olson Electric Works – Olson Electric Works was founded on December 29, 1927 at 109 -111 First Street South East. Initially Olson Electric manufactured wind chargers and storage batteries for use on the farm. After REA’s (Rural Electric Cooperatives) became popular they switched to sales and servicing appliances and electric motors. They also repaired and did electric motor rebuilding. Olson Electric also carried a full line of appliance parts, and all parts needed for electric motor repair.