A history of Hartwell Dam and the impact of the lake on the Upstate of South Carolina.
This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, oral histories, and other historical resources that relate to the building of Lake Hartwell.
upper-left section of a Anderson County map
Aerial photo of the Savanah River at the location of the future Hartwell Dam site
A cofferdam allows for the Hartwell Dam to be constructed in the background
The very first stages of erecting Lake Hartwell
The construction of the hydroelectric portions of Hartwell Dam
The nearly completed Hartwell Dam begins to back-up the Savannah River causing Hartwell Lake to appear
A colorized post card of Portman Shoals dam and power station
An Artist Conception of Clemson on the Hartwell
Aerial photographs of Clemson, South Carolina showing how earth dikes hold back lakes.