A marked Battronic truck for Potomac Edison
BOYERTOWN PHOTO ID # V-837
Original Caption by Science Service
Curator Comment - Ephemera 2.14.2008
Reddy Kilowatt, 1926 - 1990s (character seen on the Battronic truck (above) was a long-time symbol for electric companies. Reddy was invented by Ashton B. Collins, Sr., who worked for Alabama Power Company. The Smithsonian Institution preserves several objects & archive materials related to Reddy Kilowatt.