Metropolitan Edison Company – Eyler station


Eyler station was coal fired then converted to oil. But the oil crisis in the 70’s made it too expensive to run so it was subsequently torn down in the late 70’s.

Downtown Met Ed headquarters in the 1950s

Metropolitan Edison Building is a historic office building located at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1926-1927, and is a 12-story, “L”-shaped, steel frame building faced with Indiana limestone, brick, and terra cotta reflective of the Chicago style. It stands 150 feet tall. A five-story addition was completed in 1956. The building measures 119 feet, 8 inches, by 169 feet, 6 inches. It was the original home of the Metropolitan Edison Company, Gilbert-Commonwealth, and the CNA Insurance Company. – Wikipedia



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