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Dams Built For The War

The Tennessee Valley Authority built three dams in record time to support the increased electric power demand of war industries: Fontana, Cherokee, and Douglas. At the time of its construction, Fontana Dam was the fourth largest in the world.

Subject

Dams--Design and construction

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Historic Photographs, 1933-1980

Date

1940-1945

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image, 7 photos

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 7130538

Coverage

Tennessee River Valley

Original Format

Negative 8" x 10"
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