Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Title:
Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Norris Tennessee (TN), Linen PM 1955 Oct-15


Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Title:
Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Norris Tennessee (TN), Linen PM 1948 Oct-16

Description:
This boat dock, operated by the TVA, provides facilities for many of the hundreds of private pleasure craft afloat on Norris Lake. Several other landing places under private management are located at strategic points. Norris Dam is shown in the background, parking areas in the foreground, with lockers and boat houses beyond.



Norris Business District
Title:
Norris Business District
Norris Tennessee (TN), Linen PM 1942 Dec-2

Description:
The center of official and business life, in the Tennessee Valley Authority's town of Norris in northeast Tennessee. This long building houses the town manager's office, police information office, drug store, grocery and post office. At the left is a corner of Norris' school.


Resort Norris Dam Motel
Title:
Resort Norris Dam Motel
Norris Tennessee (TN), Chrome unused

Description:
Located on US Highway 441. Overlooking beautiful Norris Lake. New and ultra modern rooms with homelike atmosphere, and nice shady lawn. Boating and fishing on Norris Lake. Fine food at adjoining restaurant. Owned and managed by Mr. & Mrs. Charles Mars. Phone Norris 7258. Dexter Press, Inc.



Eighteenth Century Grist Mill
Title:
Eighteenth Century Grist Mill
Norris Tennessee (TN), Real Photo unused


Glimpse of Norris Dam, Tenn. From the Restaurant Building
Title:
Glimpse of Norris Dam, Tenn. From the Restaurant Building
Norris Tennessee (TN), Real Photo unused



Norris Dam Motel
Title:
Norris Dam Motel
Norris Tennessee (TN), Chrome

Description:
Overlooking beautiful Norris Lake. New and modern rooms with quiet homelike atmosphere and nice shady lawn. Boating and fishing on Norris Lake. Fine food at adjoining restaurant, owned and managed by Mr. a& Mrs. Charles Mars. Phone Norris 7258


Norris Dam Motel
Title:
Norris Dam Motel
Norris Tennessee (TN), Chrome unused

Description:
New and ultra modern rooms, with quiet homelike atmosphere, and nicely shaded lawn. Boating and fishing on Norris Lake. Fine food at adjacent restaurant. Owned and managed by Mr. & Mrs. Charles Mars. Phone Norris 7258



Lodge Section of Restaurant in Norris Dam State Park
Title:
Lodge Section of Restaurant in Norris Dam State Park
Norris Tennessee (TN), Chrome unused

Description:
Frank Shannon consisting of 4,000 acres overlooking TVA Norris Dam and Lake, affords dining room, vacation and overnight cabins, tent camping and trailer area with bathhouse. Also swimming, boating, fishing, and a full range of recreational activities. Located on U. S. Highway 441 twenty miles north of Knoxville near Norris, Tennessee Koppel


Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Title:
Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Norris Tennessee (TN), Linen unused

Description:
This boat dock, operated by the Private Enterprise, provides facilities for many of the hundreds of private pleasure craft afloat on Norris Lake. Several other landing places under private management, are located at strategic points. Norris Dam is shown in the background, parking areas in the foreground, with lockers and boat houses beyond Tichnor Bros. Inc



Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Title:
Boat Dock at Norris Dam
Norris Tennessee (TN), Linen unused

Description:
This boat dock, operated by the TVA, provides facilities for many of the hundreds of private pleasure craft afloat on Norris Lake. Several other landing places under private management, are located at strategic points. Norris Dam is shown in the background, parking areas in the foreground, with lockers and boat houses beyond


Old Rice Grist Mill near Norris Dam
Title:
Old Rice Grist Mill near Norris Dam
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN), Linen PM 1952 Oct-9

Description:
Built in 1798 on Lost Creek by James Rice and son, this ancient mill was in continuous operation until 1934, when the TVA moved the rare bit of early America to save it from disappearing beneath the waters of Lake Norris. All moving parts, spokes and dowels were fashioned by hand in keeping with details of original construction. Still under supervision of a descendent of James Rice, the creaking mill produces its daily quota of meal which is purchased by thousands of tourists from all over the world



Norris Dam
Title:
Norris Dam
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN), Linen

Description:
Norris Dam, TVA project on the Clinch River in north east Tennessee, now does its part in flood control. The Three steel drum gates in the top of the spillway section are capable of raising the level of the reservoir a total of 14 feet, and when the water reaches the top the lake contains approximately 2,500,000 acre feet. this dam 265 feet high and 1,860 feet long, helps control season floods, aids navigation on the Tennessee River in months of low flow and provides for production of electric power.


Greetings From Norris Dam
Title:
Greetings From Norris Dam
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN), Linen unused



Looking Across Norris Dam
Title:
Looking Across Norris Dam
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN), Linen unused

Description:
Showing portion of lake


T. V. A. Norris Dam And Lake on Clinch River
Title:
T. V. A. Norris Dam And Lake on Clinch River
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN), Linen unused

Description:
Interesting facts about Norris Dam Height: 265 feet Thickness: 208 feet at the base. Length: 1860 feet at the crest. Elevation of roadway: 1061 feet above sea level. Normal area of the lake: 53 1/2 Square miles. Normal shoreline: 705 miles



The Norris Dam
Title:
The Norris Dam
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN), Linen PM 1936

Description:
The Norris Dam is being built and supervised by the T. V. A. (Tennessee Valley Authority) and is named for United States Senator George W. Norris, of Nebraska. It is located on the Clinch River in Tennessee, just below where Gover Greek joins and for this reason was formerly called the Cove Creek Dam. The Dam proper will be 253 feet high from foundation to roadway, 210 feet thick at the base and 1800 feet long at the top. The waters impounded by Norris Dam will form an aritifical lake of 3,600,000 acre-feet covering some 80 square miles with a shore line of more than 800 miles. It is estimated that it will take three years to complete and the cost will be thirty-four million dollars


Norris Dam, TVA Storage Project on Clinch River
Title:
Norris Dam, TVA Storage Project on Clinch River
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN) unused

Description:
Norris Dam, 265 feet high and 1,860 feet long, on the Clinch River in northeast Tennessee, now does its part in flood control. The three steel drum gates in the top of the spillway section are capable of raising the level of the reservoir a total of 14 feet, about 500,000 acre-feet of water making the total area about 2,500,000 acre feet



Norris Dam
Title:
Norris Dam
Norris Dam Tennessee (TN), Linen PM 1948

Description:
TVA project on the Clinch River in northeast Tennessee, now does its part in flood control. The three steel drum gates in the top of the spillway section are capable of raising the level of the reservoir a total of 14 feet, and when the water reaches the top the lake contains approximately 2,500,000 acre feet. This dam, 265 feet high and 1,860 feet long, helps control seasonal floods, aids navigation on the Tennessee River in months of Low flow and provides for production of electric power.




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