Retro photos: scientist identified Retro photos: scientist identified

Retro photos: scientist identified

Can you identify this random selection of old 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 253: A note says this is Public Service Indiana's Madison office. Any idea where it was located or if it still stands?


Photo 256: Do you know what this truck is hauling? Any idea where it’s going? This photo is from the Progress Energy collection.


Photo 257: We think this is the Bayboro Station in St. Petersburg, Fla. Do you know if we’re right?


Photo 266: Is this the Carolina Power & Light building in Asheville, N.C.?

Mysteries solved!


Joseph Fitzgerald and Troy Whisenant said they recognized the employee in photo 227 as Donna Mooneyhan. She was a chemist at McGuire Nuclear Station, and Whisenant said she developed a procedure used for trace anion analysis. Fitzgerald estimated the photo to be taken around 1985.

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