Cherokee Dam

Cherokee Dam Tennessee


Stock #: 12741
City: Cherokee Dam
State: Tennessee (TN)
Publisher: Asheville Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Tennessee Valley Authority On Holston River, Cherokee Dam began storing the waters of east Tennessee's Holston River a few days before Pearl Harbor, and now contributes vital electric power to the Tennessee Valley Authority system supplying wartime industrial plants in the Valley. The Cherokee project was completed in the record-breaking construction time of 16 months... a mark beaten only by the recent completion of TVA's nearby Douglas Dam in 12 months and 19 days. Cherokee Dam, rising 175 feet above the bed of the stream, stretches 6760 feet across the river valley. Its 31,000 acre reservoir extends 58 miles upstream
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