Retro photos: Thunderbolt Theater

Retro photos: Thunderbolt Theater

Can you ID these retro 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 195: This photo taken at the World of Energy in South Carolina in 1991 looked like an entertaining lesson on electricity. Do you know what kind of presentation or event this was?


Photo 130: Who is this Carolina Power & Light employee, and what did he do? 


Photo 182: Do you recognize this Carolina Power & Light meter technician from 1977? Do you know what he’s doing?


Photo 183: This group shot is from the Cincinnati Gas & Electric collection, but we’re not sure the time period or group. Do you know them?

Mysteries solved!


Donna Kinkade-Stoike recognized Todd Saunders in Photo 168 taken after 1992’s Hurricane Andrew – Saunders is still a lineman for the company in Florida.

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