Retro  photos: Reddy or not? Retro  photos: Reddy or not?

Retro photos: Reddy or not?

Can you help ID the people in these photos? And the trucks?


It's been a while since we published a photo of the popular energy company mascot Reddy Kilowatt. Reddy spent six decades representing utility companies across the country before retiring. Find out what happened to him.

These photos are from the Duke Energy archives. If you recognize any of the people, programs or locations, email, and include the photo number or attach the image. We'll publish some of your responses. 


Photo 732: Is this a Piedmont Natural Gas technician? What is he doing?


Photo 741: What is the year, make and model of this Carolina Power & Light truck? 


Photo 753: Can you identify the Cincinnati Gas & Electric car and truck? What are the workers doing?


Photo 759: This oldie is from the Public Service Indiana collection, featuring “Your Electric Servant” Reddy Kilowatt helping an employee with a notebook and adding machine. Do you know who the employee is or where he might have worked?

You identified these photos


Photo 736: The Florida Power employee on the right has been identified as Tim Daly. The billboard was near the 25th Street Operations Center in St. Petersburg around 1989 or 1990. Recognize the man on the left?


Photo 750: Several people weighed in on these Cincinnati Gas & Electric trucks. They’re Dodge Job-Rated trucks from 1939-1941, probably used by lineworkers. The style was mostly unchanged from 1939 to 1947, with military models produced during World War II.

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