Heat caused the fan to spin, making the light seem to flicker

Heat from the 60 watt light bulbs under the fans caused them to spin.

Heat from the 60 watt light bulbs under the fans caused them to spin. The spinning fan blades intermittently blocked some of the light creating a flickering fire-like effect.

G. Leslie Oliver, Mark Dorlandt Photography.
Ron Shuker, Nigel Heseltine.
c. 1930
Central Canada, CANADA
HHCC 2003-084
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