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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

Subject

Dams--Design and construction

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Historic Photographs, 1933-1980

Date

June 1, 1942

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image, 3 photos

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 7130538

Coverage

French Broad River (N.C. and Tenn.)

Original Format

Negative 8" x 10"
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