Lock and Dam and Power House


Stock #: 11684
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Chattanooga
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Hamilton,Marion
Publisher: Rudolph J. Shutting
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.25" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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Greater Electrical Chattanooga, Chattanoog Saving Bank, Chattanooga, Tenn. Hales Bar, Tennessee River 21 Miles from Chattanooga. Lock and Dam. Thirty-three miles down the Tennessee River from Chattanooga. Twenty-one miles by Automobile Road and Railroad. Seventeen miles by the Transmission Line. Fifty-six Thousand Horse Power. Length of Dam, 1,200 feet. More Water will pass over this Dam than any other Dam on a navigable river in the United States. Head of water above Dam, 40 feet. Lock dimensions inside, 60x300 feet. Height of Lock walls, 59 feet. The Lock is the highest single lift in the world. Height of Down Stream Gates, 58 feet. Power House 356 feet long. Voltage of Transmission, 44,000 Volts

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