Construction on Wilson Dam began in 1918 and was completed in 1927. The Wilson Dam actually predates the TVA, but was later placed under the authority of the TVA. The dam is 137 feet (42 m) high and stretches 4,541 feet (1,384 m) across the Tennessee River.
Dam from the south side at Rockpile Recreation Area after the recent heavy rains and flooding
Great Blue Heron flying; there were many of them fishing at the dam
North side of dam from city park near Mariott Hotel
Bluff at Rockpile Recreation Area, Wilson Dam
One of the caves formed in the limestone bluff; the heavy rains have created wet weather streams and waterfalls
Rainbow in mist at second cave in bluff
Yet another rainbow and cave opening
Yes, this photo was in a previous post, but I liked it and decided to use it again.
Largest of the waterfalls
Same shot with Paul to show scale
FROM THE PRINCESS ...
8 years ago