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The Project: A Look Back at How the World's Largest Pumped Storage Station Came to Back Creek ... And Changed Everything

a commemorative edition of the Recorder, December 23, 2010
Format
Book
Published
Monterey, Va. : Recorder, 2010.
Language
English
Summary
The Recorder's commemorative issue on the Vepco project, the Bath County Pumped Storage station.
Contents
  • The full 40-year story of how the project came to Bath
  • Historic findings--what was discovered about the valley before it was flooded with water
  • Students try to save an old, red oak tree
  • Impact agreements--how they were forged
  • Timeline of events
  • Reliving the memories--how lives were changed
  • Life in the mancamp
  • Fate of Jack Mountain Village property
  • Tough stuff in the tunnels--working underground
  • Last minute fix brings on the pressure
  • Flood of '85 catches project workers off guard
  • Documentary is made to preserve the record
  • Safety record good despite hazards of the job
  • How much money Bath, Highland and USFS made in taxes
  • How the stations work so well for its owners
  • Growing up on the creek
  • Today and beyond--station doing better then ever
  • operators and managers at the helm.
Description
64 pages : illustrations ; 35 cm
Notes
Self-wrapper.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Self-wrapper, unbound. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2015/2016.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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