National Archives at Atlanta
Construction Of Dams
With the increased need for power to support the defense industry--in particular, the wartime production of aluminum, TVA constructed three dams in record time: Douglas, Fontana, and Cherokee dams.
Photograph K-2622: Douglas Dam Construction at Night, June 1, 1942.
Photograph K-2786: Fontana Dam Construction, October 5, 1943.
Photograph K-2353: Cherokee Dam Construction, February 10, 1941