Tennessee Valley Authority
Electricity For All
About the T.V.A.
U.S. government agency established in 1933 to control floods, improve navigation, and generate electrical power along the Tennessee River and its tributaries.
One of man dams that the TVA has produced.
This map shows the outline of the TVA region. From the Carolina's to Mississippi.
Dont Look Down
Workers on the side of this dam had to work very steadily to keep from falling onto ruble.
The Tva got its start after FDR created the New Deal plan.
The waterfalls off this dam produce a nice flow, tempting and daredevil to dive in.
This picture was taken as FDR signed in the New Deal Act, the unofficial start of getting out of the Great Depression.