Nine years ago there was an awful lot of darkness and confusion in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Then came a band of power company heroes to shed some light and offer a whole lot of relief for weary residents in the Rumson-Fair Haven area who went without power for roughly two weeks.
The heroes were the guys from Alabama Power. They came into Fair Haven to save the day and get people plugged in and toasty, rather than burnt, again.
The reception was a warm, appreciative one. Fair Havenites flocked to Fair Haven Fields, where crews were anchored, bringing smiles, hugs and food.
It is remembered as a time of community in the truest sense.
So, the Retro Pic(s) of the Day take a look back to that time and its aftermath with photos of some of the Alabama guys, officials and neighbors.
Take a look back and remember …