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Lake Norman & Cowans Ford Dam

Aerial view of Lake Norman and Cowans Ford Dam. The mile-long hydro-electric dam was built by Duke Power, today Duke Energy. Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in North Carolina.
Image #: CP.2004.04.488
Image date: circa 1970
Format: Postcard
Physical description: 3x5
Photographer: Unknown
Publisher: Asheville Postcard and Pennant Company
Copyright holders: Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County
Collection: Charlotte Postcard Collection
Themes: Dams, Lakes
Keywords: Dams North Carolina Charlotte, Lakes & Ponds North Carolina Charlotte