Pickwick Dam, Tennessee River

Pickwick Dam, Tennessee River


Stock #: 199818
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Pickwick Dam
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Hardin
Publisher: Thompson’s Community Service
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Pickwick Dam and Lock is 206.7 miles upstream from the mouth of Tennessee River and 52.7 miles downstream from Wilson Dam and creates a navigation channel for that distance. Pickwick Lake, above the dam, has created a wonderland of scenic beauty and unlimited opportunity for water sports. Pickwick Dam is 113 feet high, 7,715 feet long and its powerhouse has an installed capacity of 216,000 kw. It was built 1935-1938 and a modern traffic bridge was opened 1963. Resort centers and cities nearby are Shiloh National Park and Cemetery, Savannah, Selmer, Counce, Adamsville, Parsons and Lexington in Tennessee and Corinth and Iuka in Mississipi. Coor by L. D. Thompson
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