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Section Of One Of The Switchyards From Which High Tension Lines Carry Current

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Section Of One Of The Switchyards From Which High Tension Lines Carry Current

Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

Section of one of the switchyards from which high tension lines carry current generated at TVA's Wilson Dam hydroelectric plant, Sheffield vicinity, Ala. Located 260 miles above the mouth of the Tennessee River, the dam has an authorized power installation of 288,000 kw., which can be increased to a possible ultimate of 444,000 kw. The reservoir at the dam adds 377,000 acre-feet of water to controlled storage on the Tennessee River system

1942 June

1 transparency : color.

Notes:
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
Tennessee Valley Authority
World War, 1939-1945
Dams
Hydroelectric power
Electric lines
United States--Alabama--Sheffield

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-36 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a35253

Call Number: LC-USW36-348



Additional Information

Image Credit:
6@pdloc
Item ID:
45470816
Editorial Only
Model Released:
No
Property Released:
No
Location:
N/A

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