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From the Archives: KU shares tips on how to fly kites safely

Every Thursday we're taking you back in time with a look at content that is part of our history. Below is a poster from 1965 featuring KU's old mascot, Reddy Kilowatt, who provides tips to children on how to fly kites safely.

Throwback Thursday: After the 1937 Flood

After the 1937 Ohio River flood, LG&E employees had to clean and dry even the smallest pieces of equipment and make massive repairs. Visit

From the Archives: Mill Creek construction moving along

As we celebrate our centennial year, we continue to take a look back at the people and projects that brought us to the present day and helped shape our future.

Then and now: Photo 'mash-up' joins Waterside’s past with arena’s present

Before the KFC YUM! Center sign ever graced the basketball arena in downtown Louisville, a much more prominent sign welcomed visitors to the city.As commuters crossed the Second Street Bridge in the 1920s, a sign on LG&E’s Waterside facility declared Louisville the

From the Archives: A New Glove and Boot Dryer

As part of our centennial-year celebration and throwback series, let's take a look into the LG&E and KU archives. In 1953, the company implemented a new technique to dry gloves and boots, allowing 30 gloves to dry in 15 minutes. Previously, the items took one hour to dry.

Electric Trolley Service in Kentucky?

Check out this early photo of a streetcar in Somerset, Ky.

A Closer Look at Our Centennial Celebration Display

In case you missed it, WHAS 11 last Friday took a tour of our Ky. State Fair Booth. We've had a presence at the fair for many years, but this year is a special one for us, as we're celebrating more than 100 years of service.