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Watts Bar Dam

At the cost of displacing 832 families and 17 cemeteries when construction began in 1939, Watts Bar provided flood control, electricity, and a continuous navigable channel along the Tennessee River between Chattanooga and Knoxville.

Watts Bar Dam

Subject

Dams--Design and construction

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Project Histories & Reports, 1937-1974

Date

February 22. 1943

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 890185

Coverage

Decatur (Tenn.) | Watts Bar Reservoir

Original Format

Photographic Print 8" x 10"
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