Retro photos: The hardhats have some clues

Do you recognize any of these people?

A few employees found an envelope of random slides, and the following photos were inside. Many of them have names on the hardhats, but our archivists want to know what the employees did for the company and where they were based.

Duke Energy’s Charlotte, N.C., headquarters houses thousands of old photos from Florida to Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and the Carolinas. Help us improve our records by sending us your memories. You can send us an email at, and please include the photo number or attach the image.

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Mysteries solved!


Several of you were able to identify what the employees in photo 303 are doing. They’re working on a valve actuator, which has been modified for training purposes at Crystal River’s training facility in Florida.