View Of Fontana Dam And Observation Platform


Stock #: 97167
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Fontana Dam
State: North Carolina (NC)
County: Graham
Publisher: Harry N. Martin
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Fontana Dam is the largest dam in the TVA system and highest east of the Rocky Mountains. It is the fourth largest dam in the world, rising 480 feet bed rock. It contains three million cubic yards of concrete and is over 2600 feet long with a road leading across the top. For the benefit of visitors a strategically placed observation platform has been built, where refreshments and souvenirs may also be obtained.

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