Photo feature: Turning heads, spinning wheels

Published 12:02 am Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Ben Hillyer/The Natchez Democrat — Atmos Energy surveyor Ricky Miller waves to a drive on North Wall Street Monday morning while driving on his Segway. Atmos personnel use the personal transporter in downtown streets when they are performing annual surveys for gas leaks in Natchez and throughout Mississippi. From his Segway, Miller uses a device that can detect traces of methane above-ground from approximately 120 feet away.

Ben Hillyer/ The Natchez Democrat — Even the dogs on Maple Street in Natchez stared at Atmos Energy surveyor Ricky Miller on his futuristic looking Segway Monday morning.