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The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129

The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129

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The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles)

Calderwood Lake Little Tennessee River. Calderwood Lake and dam as viewed from the overlook on Highway 129 ...

Calderwood Lake TN and Calderwood dam from overlook on Hwy 129 Dragon's Tail Little Tennessee River

Calderwood Lake dam view of dewatered section of Little Tennessee River beyond Calderwood pool. The

Calderwood Lake, Magazine campsite, end of the road. This was built on the

I chose my first solo camping paddle adventure to be campsite 2 on Calderwood Lake in NC, just below Cheoah Dam at the end of The Dragon off Hwy. 129.

Overlook on Hwy 129 "The Dragon".I believe Fontana dam is the highest dam in the US.Hoover being the highest of course

Lake Calderwood dam on the Little Tennessee River, view from Highway 129 Tennessee. Calderwood Lake from overlook on Hwy 129 Dragon's Tail

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This is a view from the bridge where US 129 crosses the Little Tennessee River. The dam is about 750 feet long by 225 feet high.

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The higher one is the current US Hwy. 129 Bridge over Abrams creek which feeds into the Little Tennessee River. The lower bridge is the one that was ...

... on Hwy 129 Dragon's Tail. Calderwood Lake camping and fishing

Slickrock Creek full of trout emptying into Calderwood Lake. Slickrock is the state line between

The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles) | East Tennessee | Pinterest | East tennessee, ...

The Chilhowee Dam was the 4th and final dam built on the Little Tennessee River and it's tributaries in the Smoky Mountains that was specifically designed ...

I was the only soul on the lake…. I felt a sense of ownership and duty to appreciate what I was about to encounter…

In any case, our visit to the Chilhowee Dam was prompted by our 'funky tasting' water. Our water supply here in East Tennessee always tasted great until ...

After paddling for a little over an hour, we decided to stop and camp at 'campsite #4'. Campsite #4 is a short walk off of the lake (has a very poor spot ...

The mileage paddles are extra large on US 129 through the The Dragon which I assume is for the bike crowd traveling at higher speeds.

A group of friends airing out the engines with beautiful afternoon drive along The Dragon in East TN.

The steepest grades on US 129 are climbing from the Little Tennessee up to the top of the Cheoah Dam.

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The steepest grades on US 129 are climbing from the Little Tennessee up to the top of the Cheoah Dam.

Calderwood Dam on Little Tennessee River from 'Dragon' road (US 129) south

The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles) | East Tennessee | Pinterest | East tennessee, ...

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Cheoah Dam: The Fugitive crawled through it and jumped off the other side. You can see it from US 129 near Tapoco just before entering Deals Gap.

This is a photo that I borrowed from the Internet. This is Chilhowee Dam on the Little Tennessee River. Dam Construction on this dam began in 1955 and was ...

There is a nice overlook of Calderwood Dam along the Little Tennessee River. Apparently Calderwood Dam was completed in 1930.

Fontana Dam / NC Hwy 28 North— You pick up US Highway 28 North just west of Bryson City. Not one mile down 28 is an expansive scenic overlook looking ...

The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles) | East Tennessee | Pinterest | East tennessee, ...

Take Hwy 28 at Deals Gap ...just below the beginning of "The

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Calderwood Dam

Calderwood Dam

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Overlook on Hwy 129 "The Dragon"..I believe Fontana dam is the 2nd highest dam in the US...Hoover being the highest of course | Pinterest

Calderwood Lake Trout Fisherman in canoe

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Alcoa Power Generating Inc. - Cheoah Dam in Graham County, NC

Cheoah Dam - Hwy 129 between Deal's Gap and Robbinsville. If you saw the 1993 movie "The Fugitive" you'll recognize Cheoah Dam where a key scene in the ...

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Fontana Dam Fontana Dam amp Visitors Center

One last camping trip to an unnamed destination

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Solitude on Calderwood Lake, Cheoah Dam NC - 8 mile SUP trip .

Chilhowee Dam

The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles) | East Tennessee | Pinterest | East tennessee, ...

Cheoah Boat Ramp, Lake Santeetlah

There was a lot more water coming over the dam when Harrison Ford “jumped”

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Calderwood Dam is 232 feet high and 916 feet wide

The Nasmyth Bridge spanning the Almond river in Almondell and Calderwood Country Park - Stock Image

If you have ever ridden “The Dragon” you may recognized this as the dam at the overlook at end of The Dragon

I thought about it later and I think the signs were probably for the property around the road getting to the dam. The road was probably ok to ride on.

The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles) | East Tennessee | Pinterest | East tennessee, ...

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Lock and Dam No.10 on the Mississippi River at Guttenberg, Iowa built by

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Calderwood Dam - Calderwood's powerhouse

Looking south from the Overlook before Calderwood Dam was built.

Aerial view of Chattanooga, Tennessee, looking northeast on a partly cloudy day. The

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Fontana Dam on the Little Tennessee River produces hydroelectric power for the Tennessee Valley Authority -

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Pictures Calderwood Lake and dam. Pictures Cheoah Fog

Where to Paddle in the Knoxville Area

The purple mark is the TAIL OF THE DRAGON rest-area. Did an AI test with 10 vehicles, 9 of which were AI driven... It's possibly the most fun I've ever had ...

Santeetlah Dam - Santeetlah powerhouse on the Cheoah Reservoir

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The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles) | East Tennessee | Pinterest | East tennessee, ...

Taken at overlook on 129 Tn side of "The Dragon"

Finally, a mile upstream from the powerhouse, we get to the dam. Calderwood is a true concrete arch dam, the face of which is almost vertical.

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The now-submerged former site of Tallassee, looking south from a dock at Calderwood

Just a sample of something much closer to what the final product will look like, and yes, the forest floor is brown with dead leaves.

After emailing Mr. Norm Pierson of APGI, he got us access to the base of the dam, although we would have to escorted in (for a very good reason, ...

Santeetlah Dam was difficult to photograph because of the terrain and vegetation. We got what shots we could the first time...here is a view of the far ...

Fontana Dam, Fontana Village, North Carolina - Water Dams on Waymarking.com

Cheoah River along US129

Pictures Facing West from Cheoah Dam, North Carolina. Pictures View out over Chilhowee Lake. Pictures Rolling along US 129

Housely Drive : Calderwood, TN

The Nasmyth Bridge spanning the Almond river in Almondell and Calderwood Country Park - Stock Image

The view of the river from above Calderwood Dam along Hwy 129 (a.k.a. - The Dragon = 318 curves in 11 miles) | East Tennessee | Pinterest | East tennessee, ...

Bond Falls, Ottawa National Forest, near Calderwood MI - Stock Image