BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "TENNESSEE"
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Pickwick Switchyard

Pickwick Switchyard

April 1, 1938

The Pickwick Switchyard illustrates the electric power harnessed by the Pickwick Hydroelectric Plant...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
TVA Power

TVA Power

ca. 1968

The Tennessee Valley Authority‘s 1968 publication "TVA Power" highlighted some of the agency's accomplishments and significant growth over...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Watts Bar Feedwater

Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

May 7, 1982

This photo depicts feedwater heaters, which are components used to pre-heat water delivered to a steam-generating boiler...

Tags: Nuclear Power | Tennessee
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
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
Spaceship Earth

Spaceship Earth

March 14, 1975

In addition to their promotional photographs, TVA piqued the interest of school children through comic books promoting energy conservation...

Tags: Tennessee
Where the Light Bulb Gets Its Juice

Light Bulb Comic

January 26, 1977

This Con Edison-published educational comic book for younger ages described how electricity...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee