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Old 08-20-2010, 02:31 PM
 
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The second longest-lasting light bulb is in Fort Worth, Texas. The bulb is known as the Eternal Light. It was originally at the Byers Opera House, and was supposedly installed by a stage-hand, Barry Burke, on September 21, 1908, above the backstage door. The theater was demolished in 1977 and the bulb was transported to a museum located in the Livestock Exchange Building. Since its installation in the museum, it has only been turned off once — by accident — before being put on its own, unswitchable, circuit.
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