A carpenter at the TVA's new Douglas dam on the French Broad River, Tenn. This dam will be 161 feet high and 1,682 feet ong, with a 31,600-acre reservoir area extending 43 miles upstream. With a useful storage capacity of approximately 1,330,000 acre-feet

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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

A carpenter at the TVA's new Douglas dam on the French Broad River, Tenn. This dam will be 161 feet high and 1,682 feet ong, with a 31,600-acre reservoir area extending 43 miles upstream. With a useful storage capacity of approximately 1,330,000 acre-feet, this reservoir will make possible the addition of nearly 100,000 kw. of continuous power to the TVA system in dry years and almost 170,000 kw. in the average year

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
Construction industry
Carpentry
United States--Tennessee

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.1a35240

Call Number: LC-USW36-317

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  1. Mags and the City 49 months ago | reply

    Buenisima la foto!

  2. V.Balaji Rao 49 months ago | reply

    great shot my friend.perfect lighting & compo.congrats.

  3. dyanfebriani 48 months ago | reply

    be good......

  4. Dartagnan. 48 months ago | reply

    Muito boa foto!!!!
    muito interessante!

  5. t.s.love 48 months ago | reply

    he is awesome

  6. Noneta <3 48 months ago | reply

    N!Ce picture

  7. Max Hendel 48 months ago | reply

    Great Shot !!!

  8. Vipin C Nambiar 47 months ago | reply

    Superb shot...very good background...

  9. José Castellano [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

    Fantástica fotografía y gran ambiente conseguido en esta toma.

  10. ~Buffalonian~ 46 months ago | reply

    That is just simply unreal with the color and presentation of the subject's light. Wow.

  11. H. Kosin 46 months ago | reply

    Das ist ein ausgezeichnetes Foto!
    Seen on my Flickr home page. (?)

  12. Armagan Orki 46 months ago | reply

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  13. Cybergabi 45 months ago | reply

    A color photo from 1940. That's unusual.

  14. soultographer 45 months ago | reply

    love it. the darkened atmosphere, the tilt of the carpenter's hat, his farmer's tan, his will to finish his work... There's a story in this picture.

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