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Generator Hall Of The Powerhouse, Chickamauga Dam, Tenn

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Generator Hall Of The Powerhouse, Chickamauga Dam, Tenn

Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

Generator hall of the powerhouse, Chickamauga Dam, Tenn. The dam, located near Chattanooga, 471 miles above the mouth of the Tennessee River, has an authorized power installation of 81,000 kw., which can be increased to a possible ultimate of 108,000 kw. The reservoir at the dam adds 377,000 acre-feet of water to controlled storage on the Tennessee River system. The power that goes out over its 154,000 volt transmission line serves many useful domestic, agricultural and industrial uses

1942 June

1 transparency : color.

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

Tennessee Valley Authority
World War, 1939-1945
Hydroelectric power
Power plants
United States--Tennessee

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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

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Call Number: LC-USW36-363

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