Ever wonder what a "charging station" from the way old days (like 1900) looks like? Well, wonder no more. Seen here is Thomas Edison's own charging station that was once located in his own garage.

No word on the output rating or charging protocol on this classic!

Video description:

"Edison was an early proponent of electric vehicles. The Charging Station at his garage was one of the earliest installations of its kind. The Edison household used it to charge the many electric vehicles Mr. Edison owned."

"As EVs assume an increasing role in our mobile society, we need to study and celebrate the developments that have led to today’s progress. Please help the Friends conserve this important part of our technological history."

The video itself comes from a private, guided tour of the Thomas Edison National Historic Park.