Vintage Photos: TVA Engineers

National Engineers Week is a time to celebrate the many contributions that engineers have made to our world.

These photos show TVA engineers at work in the early days of TVA.  Though the tools have changed, the work continues with the same purpose — to improve the quality of life in the Tennessee Valley.

Engineer at Norris

Engineer at Norris Dam construction site, May 1935.
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Engineers at Norris Dam

H.R. Johnston, assistant engineer, with B.T. Clark at Norris Dam site, November 1933.
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Engineers at Cherokee Dam

Consulting engineers inspecting Cherokee Dam’s foundation rock, September 1940.
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Engineer at Wilson Dam

Engineer working with new mass spectrometer at Wilson Dam Chemical Engineering Lab, December 1964.
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Engineering co-op student

Engineering co-op student at TVA, Chattanooga, March 1941.
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