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Norris Dam Construction Photograph, circa 1933-1936

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
From the Collection:

A single photograph depicting the Norris Dam during construction. The photograph itself is undated but depicts the dam from East bank during construction, which lasted from October 1933 to July 1936 on the Clinch River in Anderson and Campbell counties in Tennessee. Handwriting on the front uses arrows to identify and describe parts of the construction site. Notes continued on the back include personal impressions of the size of the dam and an overview of how the dam was built. Also mentioned is the lake created and the dam's purpose in generating electricity. The source of the handwritten notes is unknown.


  • circa 1933-1936

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From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA