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  • Subject (Images): Dams
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    • Logging Camp

    • 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940
    • Watauga County Public Library
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    • Dam Construction

    • 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922
    • The Crossnore School
    • Caption: "Construction work on Dr. Sloop's second hydro-electric dam on the Linville River about 1920. This masonry dam replaced the original log dam built by Alex A. Johnson, 1912-13. Shown in this picture, left to right: Randall Pyatte (seated),...
    • The Sloops View the Dam

    • 1952-12-17
    • The Crossnore School
    • Verso: "Dam in Linville River at Crossnore built by Dr. E. H. Sloop to furnish electricity to the community. Power house at right. Woman in picture is Mrs. Sloop"; In the twenties, Dr. Eustace Sloop ordered a 2,300 pound "dynamo" for a site at the...
    • Building Whitney Dam

    • 1978-05
    • Stanly County Museum
    • B&W postcard: Building the Whitney Dam. Gift from Mrs. E.E. Snuggs.
    • Flooded Reservoir

    • 1978-05-02
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows three photos of the Tar River Reservoir at flood stage.
    • Tar River Flood

    • 1978-05-02
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows three photos of the Tar River in flood stage.
    • Flooded Dam

    • 1978-05-02
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows three photos of the reservoir dam.
    • Waterville Dam

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    • Haywood County Public Library
    • Considered to be an outstanding engineering achievement, the Walters Dam was constructed in the late 1920's. The dam is 870 feet long, 180 feet high and 4 1/2 feet thick. With an operating head of 861 feet, the flood gates can discharge 60,000...
    • Cooleemee Gristmill and Dam

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    • Davie County Public Library
    • The South Yadkin River descending 18 feet at Pearson Falls at Cooleemee powered an antebellum rural industrial complex that included a gristmill, saw mill, and iron foundry that manufactured textile machinery. Later a 12-foot stone dam helped power...
    • Dr. Sloop's Dam

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    • The Crossnore School
    • Caption: "Dam 1938"; In the twenties, Dr. Eustace Sloop ordered a 2,300 pound "dynamo" for a site at the dam and sent the first electricity to the hill. Later, he would rewind the coils to produce alternating current.
    • Avalon Mill dam

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    • Rockingham Community College
    • The dam for the Avalon Mill which burned in 1911. Noted on the back of the photo, "George Joyce went over in boat and was killed in 1905."
    • Avalon Mill dam

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    • Rockingham Community College
    • Dam for the Avalon Mill, which burned in 1911.

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