TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY [TVA],
RECORD GROUP 142
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Administers a unified program of resource conservation, development, and use in the Tennessee River Valley. Encourages the economic development of the region.

Browns Ferry AV

Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant

October 3, 1969

Construction began on Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in 1966, and when completed in 1974, it was the largest nuclear plant in the world...

Tags: Alabama | Nuclear Power
Browns Ferry

Outstanding Engineering

October 3, 1969

This image of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant was featured in the National Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards publication...

Tags: Alabama | Nuclear Power
Timken

Biggest Nuclear Plant

ca. 1971

This article, published in The Timken Company's magazine, boasts of Timken's contributions to the construction of Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant...

Tags: Alabama | Nuclear Power
Yellow Creek

Yellow Creek Ceremony

March 1978

This press release from TVA announced the ground-breaking ceremony at Yellow Creek Nuclear Plant. Amongst the attendees was the Honorable John C. Stennis...

Tags: Mississippi | Nuclear Power
Sequoyah

Sequoyah Nuclear Plant

August 12, 1968

TVA announced the construction of the first nuclear power plant in Tennessee on August 12, 1968. The Sequoyah Nuclear Plant, located near Soddy-Daisy...

Tags: Nuclear Power | Tennessee
Comparison of Coal and Nuclear Power

Coal & Nuclear Comparison

June 6, 1966

An independent study conducted by S.M. Stoller Associates concluded that both coal-fired and nuclear power plants were capable of meeting...

Tags: Nuclear Power | Tennessee
On the Farm

On the Farm

ca. 1949

This article excerpt, from Power and People, portrays an account of unparalleled postwar growth that saw the number of rural electricity consumers...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Cherokee Electric Co-op

cherokeE Electric Co-op

ca. 1945

This group of men paused from their daily work routine to pose for this image for the Cherokee Electric Co-Op, located in Centre, Alabama...

Tags: Alabama | Electricity
Feed Grinding

Feed Grinding

ca. 1945

Not only did TVA succeed in power generation itself, it also excelled at promoting the benefits of the electric power it generated...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Electric Show

Electric Show

August 25, 1949

As these women can attest, electricity powers all the wonderful appliances for the home, even a dishwasher in 1949...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee