Retro photos: old trucks and holiday trains Retro photos: old trucks and holiday trains

Retro photos: old trucks and holiday trains

Can you help us ID these photos?


Duke Energy’s Charlotte, N.C., headquarters houses thousands of old photos from Florida to Ohio and Kentucky to the Carolinas. However, many of the photos are not properly identified. Help us improve our records by sending us your memories about the photos below. You can send us an email at, and please include the photo number or attach the image.

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Photo 149: Do you recognize this employee or know when this photo from the Carolina Power and Light collection was taken? Do you have any details about Finer Carolina?


Photo 147: It looks like this Cinergy employee is helping to prepare the Holiday Train. Do you know who he is or what year this was?


Photo 148: According to notes on this photo, this was in 1934 in Asheville, N.C., when Carolina Power and Light managed streetcars. Do you know what street it is?


Photo 164: Piedmont Natural Gas eventually acquired this former Carolina Natural Gas Corp. office in Hickory, N.C. Does it still stand?  If so, where is it and what is it currently used for?

Mysteries solved!


Photo 160: Several of you recognized this employee as Reed Adcock, who worked at Florida Power Corp. in the customer operations, district offices and engineering and operations departments. 

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