Toccoa Falls

Collection:
Joe McTyre Photograph Collection, 1889-1985, undated
Title:
Toccoa Falls
Creator:
McClendon, Jerome
Publisher:
Joe McTyre Photograph Collection, Atlanta History Center
Date of Original:
1977-11-06
Subject:
Natural disasters
Flood control--Georgia--Toccoa
Floods--Georgia--Toccoa
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Toccoa
Events--Georgia--Toccoa
Toccoa Falls Bible College
Kelly Barnes Dam (Toccoa, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa, 34.5773206, -83.3323851
United States, Georgia, Rabun County, 34.8816822, -83.4021366
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Aerial view of the aftermath of the Toccoa Falls dam break and flood in Toccoa, Georgia.
The Kelly Barnes Dam failed on November 6 1977, resulting in the death of 39 people and the flooding of the Toccoa Falls Bible College campus, and a nearby trailer park.
Local Identifier:
VIS 106.104.01
ahc106104001a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/McTyre/id/99
Rights Holder:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Additional Rights Information:
Please contact holding institution for information regarding use and copyright status.
Extent:
8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center

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