Collection Number: P0120

Collection Title: Blewett Falls Dam Construction Photographs, 1911

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Size 15 items (1.0 linear feet)
Abstract Images depicting the construction of the Blewett Falls Dam on the Pee Dee River in Anson County, N.C., in 1911. Subjects depicted include the site, the base constructions, the works, the river (dry and flooded), and a communication tower.
Creator Unknown
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Blewett Falls Dam Construction Photographs #P0120, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Blewett Falls Dam was created for hydroelectric power at Blewett Falls on the Pee Dee River by the Rockingham Power Company in Anson County, N.C. The construction of the dam began in 1905 and was completed in 1912. The 1500 foot dam created by Blewett Falls Lake, almost 10 miles long and covering 2500 acres; the falls, 8 or 9 in number, cover a distance of about 1000 feet, are now under water. The falls and lake were named for William Blewett who owned the land in the mid-18th century.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Blewett Falls Dam Construction Photographs, circa 1911.

15 items.

Arrangement: Original order.

Image Box IB-P0120/1

Blewett Falls Dam construction photographs, 1911 #P0120, Series: "Blewett Falls Dam Construction Photographs, circa 1911." IB-P0120/1

Mounted Black-and-White Photographic Prints

15 Images

A majority of the images are dated.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Patrick Cullom, June 2019

Encoded by: Patrick Cullom, June 2019

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