Retro photos: Portraits from the past

Do you recognize these employees?

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 237: Who is this Florida Power employee and when did she work here?


Photo 287: This photo is from the Duke Energy Midwest collection. Do you know who he is or what he is doing?


Photo 288: Another from the Duke Energy Midwest collection. Any idea who he is?


Photo 293: Do you recognize this Cinergy employee? Or know what he’s standing in front of?  

Mysteries solved!


According to Duke Energy employee Tom Tate, photo 203 is a 1950s White Motor Co. Model 3000 Cabover truck that appears to have a wrecker with boom on the back. He thinks it was likely used for moving things or setting small transformers.