Section of one of the switchyards from which high tension lines carry current generated at TVA's Wilson Dam hydroelectric plant, Sheffield vicinity, Ala. Located 260 miles above the mouth of the Tennessee River, the dam has an authorized power installatio

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    Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

    Section of one of the switchyards from which high tension lines carry current generated at TVA's Wilson Dam hydroelectric plant, Sheffield vicinity, Ala. Located 260 miles above the mouth of the Tennessee River, the dam has an authorized power installation of 288,000 kw., which can be increased to a possible ultimate of 444,000 kw. The reservoir at the dam adds 377,000 acre-feet of water to controlled storage on the Tennessee River system

    1942 June

    1 transparency : color.

    Notes:
    Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
    Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

    Subjects:
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    World War, 1939-1945
    Dams
    Hydroelectric power
    Electric lines
    United States--Alabama--Sheffield

    Format: Transparencies--Color

    Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

    Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

    Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-36 (DLC) 93845501

    General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

    Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a35253

    Call Number: LC-USW36-348

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