Welcome to another edition of Retro, where we dig deep into the Duke Energy archives to share old photos with you. If you recognize any of the people or locations in these photos, email firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the photo number or attach the image.
Photo 434: What is the make, model and year of this Duke Power bucket truck?
Photo 661: Who is this Duke Power employee at the 1988 DE Fest? What was his job?
Photo 703: Aside from the fact she’s wearing high heels to pedal a bicycle generating electricity, who is this person and what was Florida Power’s Power Place?
Photo 709: Who are these Piedmont Natural Gas employees, and where did they work?
Gary Wald was one of several people who offered information about Photo 723, Fayetteville Street in Raleigh. The hotel was the Sir Walter, and was registered in the National Register of Historic Places as the “Sir Walter Raleigh Hotel.” It’s currently an apartment house named Sir Walter Apartments. And Duke Energy’s North Carolina Regional Headquarters was built where the Cadillac/Oldsmobile was located.
About Photo 708, William Bonner reports: “The computer terminal in this photo seems to be a Courier Executerm 260 (or 265) by Courier Terminal Systems that was released May (April) 1971.” Can anyone identify the employee? Let us know at email@example.com.