Two steel draw bridges - the St. Elma W. Acosta Bridge and the Main Street Bridge, span the St. Johns River at Jacksonville, Fla., connecting the state's Gate City with the routes to South Florida resorts. Here is a closeup of the Main Street Bridge, with the city's skyline in background.
Located seven miles north of Jacksonville, Fla., on U.S. 17, the Municipal Airport is a vitally inportant link in southern air terminals for Eastern, Delta and National Airlines. Rated as one of America's finest, the airport comprises 1,760 acres and has five paved runways.
"The Dolphins" - Jacksonville University crew enters the slip for daily practice.
New Community Center, with City Hall in the background, at Jacksonville Beach, Fla. Modern in all respects, the center offers complete recreation facilities and programs of interest for the beach area.
Norris Dam, on the Clinch River, named for Senator George W. Norris of Nebraska, was the first dam to be completed by T.V.A. The Dam is 265' high and 1860' long and is located a short distance from Knoxville, Tenn.
Fourt Loudon Dam near Knoxville, Tennessee. One of the dams built by the T.V.A. to provide flood control, cheap power and recreational facilities.
8 Miles No. of Sevierville
Near Knoxville, Tenn.
Douglas Dam, a T.V.A. project on the French Broad River is 202' High and 1705' Long. Douglas Lake impounded by the Dam offers excellent fishing.
World Port and industrial city, Jacksonville is the principal gateway by rail to the Florida peninsual. This view shows the city's skyline and Main St. Bridge. The view was taken from the Prudential Tower looking across the St. John's River.
Part of the modern expressway system in progressive Jacksonville, Florida.
Main Street, looking south, showing the Mian Street Bridge in the background.
Top view: Great Falls Dam, on Caney Fork of the Cumberland River, was purchased by the T.V.A. in 1940. The Dam is 92' High and 800' Long, and located at Rock Island, between Sparta and McMinnville, Tenn.
Bottom view: Tennessee is known for its fine fishing waters, such as Center Hill, Dale Hollow, the Tennessee River and Kentucky Lake. This view shows a fisherman catching a 5 1/2 lb. bass.
Aerial view of U.S. Naval Air Station and surrounding areas located n the beautiful St. Johns River at Jacksonville, Florida.
Aerial view of the Jacsonville Sports Arena; site of The Gator Bowl (seating capacity, 50,000), The Coliseum (12,000 capacity) and the Baseball Park (10,000 capacity). To serve this tremendous crowd capacity, there is a 5,000 car capacity common parking lot.
Downtown Jacksonville, Florida, showing the four Bridges across the St. John's River.
Immigration Depot since 1892, where all immigrants are landed and examined before being admitted to this country. Undesirables are deported at the expense of the steamship company that brings them. Visitors are admitted to the balcony free. Ferry connections from the Bowery.
Chief Red Feather is a Navajo-Sioux Indian who has for many years greeted the guests at Knott's Berry Farm. His striking costume is more Sioux than Navajo. To meet this friendly man will be to better know and appreciate our American Indians.
Pictured at left: Tennessee State Capitol, Nashville, Tennessee
Pictured at right: The Hermitage, the home of Pres. Andrew Jackson, 12 miles east of Nashville on U.S. Hwy. 70.
Aerial View of the Parthenon
Nashville's Parthenon in Centennial Park is the only full sized replica of the world famed Parthenon of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. This masterpiece of early Greek Architecture is 228' in length, 101' wide and 65' high.
Tennessee State Capitol
The Tenn. State Capitol Building was erected in 1845-1853 at a cost of 2,500,000.00. The architecture is that of a Greek Ionic Temple. It is located on a plateau 175' above the Cumberland River and is a landmark for the entire area.