The Tennessee Valley


Stock #: 45461
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Scenic
State: Tennessee (TN)
Publisher: Standard News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Norris Dam - 265 ft. high; 1872 ft. long; shore line 705 miles. Guntersville Dam - 80 ft. high; 3,980 ft. long; shore line, 584.6 miles. Wheeler Dam - 72 ft. high; 6,335 ft. long; shore line 951 miles. Wilson Dam - 137 ft. high; 4,860 ft. long; 2 locks in tandem. Pickwick Landing Dam - 107 ft. high; 7,715 ft. long; shore line, 550 mt. Chickamauga Dam - 104 ft. high; 5,685 ft. long; shore line, 712 miles. Fowler Bend Dam - 300 ft. high; 1,265 ft. long; shore line, 150 miles. Map by courtesy of Tennessee valley authourity. The TVA area embraces more than 40,000 square miles and encompasses the drainage area of teh Tennessee River and its tributaries in Tennessee and portions of six other states - Virginia, North Carolina. Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky. More than 2,000,000 people live within this area. All of the dams shown on the map, with the exception of Fowler Bend Dam, are now under construction or completed.

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