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Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Facility, Middle Oconee River, Athens, Clarke County, GA



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Item Title


Location
Middle Oconee River, Athens vicinity, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER GA-59
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1926 subsequent work
Significance: The Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric facility represents the beginning of electric power generation in the Athens, Georgia, area and enjoys a local level of historic significance.

Subjects
Hydraulic Facilities
Hydraulic Engineering
Public Utilities


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING DOWN THE TAILRACE FROM WEST SIDE OF THE POWERHOUSE
2. VIEW LOOKING UP THE TAILRACE FROM THE DIKE
3. VIEW LOOKING THROUGH THE SLUICEWAY
4. THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF THE POWERHOUSE FOUNDATION
5. VIEW SHOWING WEST ELEVATION OF DAM SECTION
6. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHWEST, OF THE DAM.
7. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION, SHOWING THE DAM'S CONCRETE CAP
8. VIEW SHOWING FRONT ELEVATION OF HEADRACE WALL
9. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, UP THE HEADRACE WALL
10. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, UP THE HEADRACE FROM ATOP THE TRANSITION STRUCTURE
11. VIEW SHOWING ROCKWORK USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE DAM
12. THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF FOUNDATION STRUCTURE ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE DAM
13. FRONTAL VIEW OF FOUNDATION STRUCTURE ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE DAM
14. Photocopy of drawing. SITE PLAN. Source, delineator and date unknown


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