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Portland Street Clock Restoration

Electric Time Company was pleased to be called on to restore one of its own cast iron street clocks. Originally manufactured in the early 1970’s, the clock had been a victim of its city location. The Rotary Club of Portland spearheaded the restoration project with assistance from the business community. The clock has been reinstalled […]

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Tower Clock Repair – 24 School Street

The rotating clock at 24 School Street in Boston Massachusetts has a long and interesting history. Manufactured from drawings dated October 16, 1946, the clock started out on the corner of the main office of the Boston Five Cents Savings Bank. The clock had a brief life as a sign for the Borders Bookstore before […]

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Weather Instruments Provide Skiers with Relevant Data

Electric Time Company supplied 30″ (80cm) diameter, backlit, analog barometric pressure, temperature, wind speed and time displays to the world renowned Aspen and Snowmass Resorts in Colorado USA. The real time displays are located at the base of the Silver Queen and Village Express ski lifts and display to the skiers the weather conditions on […]

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From Concept to Clock in One Month

Turning a concept or thought into a clock seems like an easy process – doesn’t it? The trick is in doing it correctly. Icrave Design LLC of New York, NY, USA asked Electric Time Company to create a clock from their rendering. The project had a short time frame – from rendering to installation in […]

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It’s Time for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Happy Holidays from all of us at Electric Time Company. We wish you all the best this holiday season. Pictured left: Macy’s Flagship Store – Herald Square – New York City, NY, USA. Clock restoration and redesign. Exterior, three-sided clock with LED backlit 6’ glass clock dials. Raised dial markings. Gear detail behind dials. Completed […]

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Street Clock used on set of NBC Drama Revolution

The new hit NBC TV Drama, Revolution, used one of Electric Time Company’s two dial street clocks for their futuristic set. Check out the Noblesville Indiana street clock near the City Hall and Train Station. Its one of our Small Two Dial Howard Replica designs, specially aged for the scene.

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Monumental Clocks – The Meadowlands

Be sure to see our 20′ (6 meter) monumental clock installation at the MetLife (Meadowlands) Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ,  when the NY Giants play the Dallas Cowboys in the season opener on Wednesday  September 5, 2012. The project used one of our #7MI Tower Clock Movements.  

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Tower Clock Restoration – Union Station – Springfield, IL

Electric Time Company was pleased to be selected by White & Borgognoni Architects, P.C. and Halverson Construction Co. as the tower clock restoration experts for the Union Station Clock Tower. Working with historic drawings discovered by White & Borgognoni Architects, P.C., and old postcards and photographs – Electric Time recreated the four dials of the […]

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