Your Local Power Company

As Empire District Electric Company trucks and employees tirelessly work to repair downed lines and restore power throughout Joplin, they are carrying on a long tradition of service to the community.  Since 1909, the company has provided power to Joplin for over a century.  Below is an ad from the company’s earlier days when electricity was still a technological marvel and a convenience that many eagerly sought.

An ad for Empire District Electric Company from 1911.


Source: Joplin Daily Globe