On November 27th 1913, the first official wireless transmission was transmitted from Scranton, PA towards the train traveling to Binghamton, NY at 60 miles per hour. In all, 350 words representing several pieces of news were clearly picked up by the operator aboard the train.
This is the last of the four towers to remain standing. It is constructed of open grid framed carbon steel and stands 97 feet 4 inches tall. The tower is solid and stable despite its neglect and age.