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Monday, September 12, 2011

Redi or Not - Penelec


The home of Redi Kilowatt - The Penelec Electric Demonstration Center in downtown Johnstown. Redi was everywhere - and I can remember going to cooking demonstrations at the building that replaced this one on Broad Street. I always went with my mother - so it must have been some kind of mother/daughter thing thru the school - because there were other mother/daughters there. The teacher would cook something up - so along with a bag of Redi Kilowatt toys - we'd all get to eat. Unfortunately the lessons were lost on me - much like an omelet sliding off a teflon pan - I am an expert at the fine art of begging for leftovers. This was the building on Vine Street.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Was this building on Vine Street?

Paul Duca said...

Reddy Kilowatt was created for the Alabama Power Company, and licensed to other electrical utilities...including the one in pre-Castro Cuba, who called him "Callisto Kilowatt"