Retro photos: What are these guys talking about?

Help our archivists identify these old pictures

These photos from the Duke Energy archives in Charlotte, N.C., are missing identification. If you have any information about these photos, or know someone who can help, email Be sure to include the photo number or attach the image.

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Photo 116: Do you recognize the Chief Cook for this United Way fundraiser? This photo is from the Duke Power collection.


Photo 117: It looks like the certificate pictured in this Duke Power photo has Thomas McAuley’s name on it, but do you know who the others pictured are? Or what the award is for?


Photo 118: The employees in this Duke Power photo seem to be having an interesting conversations – do you recognize them or the location?


Photo 123: From the Public Service Indiana collection, do you know these employees or remember the Monogram Hall in Indiana?

Mysteries solved!


Several of you wrote in to tell us that the old Union Gas and Electric building is still standing on the corner of Fourth and Plum Streets in Cincinnati. It was also known as the Cincinnati Gas Light & Coke Co. and has found new life as an apartment building.