Tallassee Shoals III: Powerhouse Foundation and Headrace   1 comment

Above:  Map of the Former Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Facility

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Jerrald A Moore, and Betty A Smith. Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Facility, Middle Oconee River, Athens, Clarke County, GA. Athens Clarke County Georgia, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ga0489/. (Accessed November 11, 2017.)

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This post is part of a series that began with this entry.

Above:  Three-Quarter View of the Powerhouse Foundation

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Jerrald A Moore, and Betty A Smith. Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Facility, Middle Oconee River, Athens, Clarke County, GA. Athens Clarke County Georgia, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ga0489/. (Accessed November 11, 2017.)

That powerhouse foundation, dating to 1926-1927, no longer exists.  That location looks like this now:

Photographs Dated November 9, 2017

Photographer = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

Confirmation comes from the following photographs.

Above:  View, Looking North, Up the Headacre from Atop the Transition Structure

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Jerrald A Moore, and Betty A Smith. Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Facility, Middle Oconee River, Athens, Clarke County, GA. Athens Clarke County Georgia, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ga0489/. (Accessed November 11, 2017.)

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Photograph Dated November 9, 2017

Photographer = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

Here are views from another angle, looking down into the park.

Photographs Dated November 9, 2017

Photographer = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

Needless to say, the transition structure does not exist in 2017 either.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

NOVEMBER 11, 2017 COMMON ERA

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  1. Pingback: Guide Post: Site of the Former Tallassee Shoals Hydroelectric Facility, Athens, Georgia | SUNDRY THOUGHTS

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