Barbadoes Island (Pennsylvania)
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Barbadoes Island is an island in the Schuylkill River in West Norriton Township, south of Norristown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States of America. U.S. Route 202 crosses over the eastern tip of the island.
A power plant was constructed on the island in 1926. The plant was originally coal-powered, then converted to diesel power in the 1970s. It was operated by the Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO/Exelon) until 1997. The PECO facility was most recently used for equipment storage, company training and as an electrical substation. On February 16, 2009, Exelon demolished the old power plant.
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