An Electrician Stumbled on Lost WPA Photos in West Orange, but the Fate of the Collection Remains a Mystery | #ESC_LLC #WPA #TaxPhotos #Electrician | Fifteen years ago, Tom Mutascio, an electrician, was running wires through a crawl space in West Orange Town Hall, when he discovered a lost artifact. It was a box of old black-and-white photos of places in town. Hundreds of them. And they all had one thing in common — a strange serial number. https://wp.me/p97JNV-1vu
Electrical contractors work in every kind of setting you can possibly imagine. If there’s a single electric light bulb, an electrician was there at one time or another running the wires. Can you imagine the volume of lost items that these tradesmen happen to run across, whether it’s in an attic, the bowels of a commercial building, or inside a closed wall.