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



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B&W Photos

HB366268
View Looking Down The Tailrace From West Side Of The Powerhouse

HB366269
View Looking Up The Tailrace From The Dike

HB366270
View Looking Through The Sluiceway

HB366271
Three-quarter View Of The Powerhouse Foundation

HB366272
View Showing West Elevation Of Dam Section

HB366273
View, Looking Northwest, Of The Dam.

HB366274
View Of South Elevation, Showing The Dam's Concrete Cap

HB366275
View Showing Front Elevation Of Headrace Wall

HB366276
View, Looking South, Up The Headrace Wall

HB366277
View, Looking North, Up The Headrace From Atop The Transition Structure

HB366278
View Showing Rockwork Used In The Construction Of The Dam

HB366279
Three-quarter View Of Foundation Structure On The West Side Of The Dam

HB366280
Frontal View Of Foundation Structure On The West Side Of The Dam

HB366281
Photocopy Of Drawing


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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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