Retro photos: Who are these employees? Retro photos: Who are these employees?

Retro photos: Who are these employees?

Can you help the archivists figure it out?


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 121: This employee is working in the Florida Power Meter Shop. Do you know who he is or what he’s doing?


Photo 129: Who is this employee? What is she doing? Where is she? We know this photo is from the Carolina Power & Light collection.


Photo 145: Do you recognize these employees or have any idea about what event this is? This is from Cinergy collection.


Photo 146: Do you know this Cinergy employee or what his role was? Any idea when and where this photo was taken?

Mysteries solved!

A couple weeks ago we posted photos from Asheville and Hickory. Several of you wrote in to tell us that the location in photo 148 looks a lot like the corner of Patton Avenue and College Street as seen below.

Same location in Asheville, N.C., today

Readers informed us, too, the old Carolina Natural Gas Corp. building in photo 164 still stands on 1st Avenue in Hickory but houses another company.



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