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Potomac Edison Power Plant

Today the power plant located near milepost 84 is owned by Potomac Edison and produces an ample supply of electricity for the town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Historically, the power plant supplied nearby towns with electricity and replaced the water-powered mills along the Potomac River.

Milepost 84.6

Potomac Edison Power Plant
Photo Credit: C&O Canal National Historical Park