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Twins on the Ohio
Description: Ohio Valley Electric Company film about construction of two electric power plants on the Ohio River

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Clip #: TFA-167D
Length: 23:10
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1960s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Ohio
Subject: Electricity
Original: 16mm
1960s, Ohio, Ohio River, barge, river banks, Cheshire, men fishing for catfish from river bank, residential house, man outside home, woman pruning rose bush, woman waving to man departing in car, car driving on road along river, fisherman carrying fish catch from water to land, car pulling to side of rural road and people getting out, man giving bouquet of flowers to his elderly mother, teenage boys petting dog and looking at river, man and teenage boys looking at river view, man looking at Kyger Creek Power Plant along river, facade Kyger Creek Power Plant, Clifty Creek Power Plant facade, Madison, Indiana, Washington D.C., United States Capitol Building, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Atomic Energy Commission, Ohio River Valley, men entering United States Atomic Energy Commission building, AEC meeting, Portsmouth Project, people working, engineer using ruler to make drawing, woman filing folders in file cabinet, barge on Ohio River, coal, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, OVEC, groundbreaking ceremony at power plant, December 4, 1952, Ohio governor breaking ground in earthmover, construction at Kyger Creek and Clifty Creek Power Plants, construction vehicles at power plant construction site, vehicles laying down sand and gravel, construction vehicle pushing other vehicle out of ditch, construction engineer driving through future Kyger Creek Power Plant site examining foundation, meeting with engineers and technicians, women's hands flipping through calendar, female worker sitting at typewriter and answering telephone, female switchboard operator, construction men walking to site, license plates, power plant construction materials, concrete ingredients traveling up conveyor belt into mixer, male worker operating mixer controls, concrete being poured out of mixer, truck transporting concrete, construction workers setting form in place, construction worker welding together steel reinforcements, construction workers laying out concrete on forms, men working down staircase to construction site, construction workers building power plants, construction workers climbing steel beam, construction worker sitting on steel beam kicking them together, winter at construction site, power wheelbarrows transporting concrete mixture, construction on stacks, construction workers climbing down transmission tower, power lines being strung, construction workers using porcelain insulators to haul power lines up to transmission tower, construction workers stringing power lines, construction workers splicing cables, brick layers, welder, roofers, insulators, worker tightening bolts, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation train, worker ascending completed stack, coal barge on river, tugboat, coal being unloaded, tons of coal waiting to be unloaded, coal reserve, boilers being erected, interior of boiler lined in tubing, workers setting turbines in place, generators being set up, workers checking circuit breakers, workers setting up control room, February 1955 calendar, February 15, 1955, Kyger and Clifty Power Plants start up, smoke coming out of stack, workers constructing Kyger and Clifty Power Plants, completed power plants, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation Headquarters, man closing door on power plant meter in control room, Portsmouth Project, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission sign, switchyard, Portsmouth Uranium Diffusion Plant, May 1956, Kyger Creek Power Plant dedication day, ceremony, American flag being hoisted onto flagpole, power plant construction engineers talking, family shaking hands with construction engineer's boss, officials speaking at dedication event, people dining at tables, Kyger Creek Power Plant plaque being unveiled, facade power plant, worker walking through power plant, workers monitoring levels in power plant control room, electric companies

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