Science: In Alabama

Next year there will be a new lake in the state of Alabama. Engineers are now constructing giant harness for the Tallapoosa River which, when reined in, will be called Cherokee Bluffs Lake, a body impounding 530,000,000,000 gal. of water and having a 700-mile shore line. The bits and bridles to govern so much potential power were told about last week by the General Electric Co. at Schenectady, N. Y.: three electric generators, each driven by a 45,000-h.p. waterwheel turbine. Alabama industry will point proudly to the largest power units in the South,...

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