Retro photos: The meter man is all smiles Retro photos: The meter man is all smiles

Retro photos: The meter man is all smiles

Plus, we solved the mystery of Megawatt the energy dog


Can you help us ID these photos?

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


Photo 472: Who is this Cinergy employee and what is he working on?


Photo 479: The back of this photo from the Piedmont Natural Gas collection says: "turning on gas in Hickory, N.C." Recognize anyone or know the year?


Photo 480: Who is this Public Service Indiana employee and what is he doing?


Photo 482: Who are these two employees and what happened to this training center? 

The story behind Megawatt, the energy dog


It turns out that the image of Megawatt in Photo 432 was from an energy education game at the Duke Power nuclear education centers – Energy Explorium at McGuire Nuclear Station in North Carolina and EnergyQuest at Catawba Nuclear Station in South Carolina. Megawatt taught visitors about energy conservation.


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