Kingston, Tennessee

Building in Kingston used briefly as Tennessee's state capitol in 1807, photographed in 1889
The Kingston power plant
The Old Courthouse in Kingston, built in the 1850s

City in and the county seat of Roane County, Tennessee, United States.

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Clinch River

The Clinch River is a river that flows southwest for more than 300 mi through the Great Appalachian Valley in the U.S. states of Virginia and Tennessee, gathering various tributaries, including the Powell River, before joining the Tennessee River in Kingston, Tennessee.

Knoxville, Tennessee

City in and the county seat of Knox County in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

City in and the county seat of Knox County in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

James White's Fort in downtown Knoxville
Statue representing the signing of the Treaty of the Holston in Downtown Knoxville
The Craighead-Jackson House in Knoxville, built in 1818
Engraving of a Confederate soldier firing at Union supporter Charles Douglas on Gay Street in Knoxville in late 1861
Photograph showing the aftermath of the Siege of Knoxville, December 1863
Early-1900s photograph of the Republic Marble Quarry near Knoxville
Child labor at Knoxville Knitting Works, photographed by Lewis Wickes Hine in 1910
Kingston Pike, circa 1910, with the former Cherokee Bridge
Gay Street in the early 1900s
Research laboratory at U.T. in the early 1940s
The Sterchi Lofts building, formerly Sterchi Brothers Furniture store, the most prominent building on Knoxville's "100 Block"
The Sunsphere, with riders aboard a nearby sky-lift during the 1982 World's Fair
Downtown Knoxville, with the Great Smoky Mountains rising in the distance, viewed from Sharp's Ridge
Downtown Knoxville, viewed from the south waterfront
Tennessee Amphitheater in Knoxville, 2015
Tennessee Theatre
Krutch Park in Downtown Knoxville
Knoxville Police Department headquarters
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is the state's flagship public university.
Lawson McGhee Library
The James White Parkway connects I-40 with Downtown Knoxville.
Bridges over the Tennessee River
Knoxville and Holston River Railroad MP15AC #2002 leads a train through Tyson Park near downtown Knoxville.

Blount originally wanted to place the territorial capital at the confluence of the Clinch River and Tennessee River (now Kingston), but when the Cherokee refused to cede this land, Blount chose White's Fort, which McClung had surveyed the previous year.

Tennessee River

Largest tributary of the Ohio River.

Largest tributary of the Ohio River.

The Tennessee River flowing through the Tennessee River Gorge.
The "Steamboat Bill" Hudson Memorial Bridge in Decatur, Alabama.
Natchez Trace Parkway, crossing the Tennessee River in Cherokee, Alabama
Fish catch near Wilson Dam on the Tennessee River around 1940.
Forks-of-the-River in East Knoxville: the French Broad (left) joins the Holston (right) to form the Tennessee (center)

Kingston, Tennessee

US 70 westbound along Broadway in Nashville at night

U.S. Route 70 in Tennessee

U.S. Route 70 (US 70) enters the state of Tennessee from Arkansas via the Memphis & Arkansas Bridge in Memphis, and runs west to east across 21 counties in all three grand divisions of Tennessee, with a total length of 478.48 mi, to end at the North Carolina state line in eastern Cocke County.

U.S. Route 70 (US 70) enters the state of Tennessee from Arkansas via the Memphis & Arkansas Bridge in Memphis, and runs west to east across 21 counties in all three grand divisions of Tennessee, with a total length of 478.48 mi, to end at the North Carolina state line in eastern Cocke County.

US 70 westbound along Broadway in Nashville at night

Near the US 70S junction in Sparta, SR 1 returns to US 70 for its route from there, to Crossville, to the Harriman/Kingston area, all the way into the north side of Lenoir City, and after US 11 (SR 2) joins US 70, it eventually enters the Knoxville area.

K-25, site of uranium enrichment for the "Little Boy" bomb dropped on Hiroshima

Roane County, Tennessee

County of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

County of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

K-25, site of uranium enrichment for the "Little Boy" bomb dropped on Hiroshima
Walden Ridge, with lower Roane County on the right
Kingston
Rockwood

Its county seat is Kingston.

Fort Southwest Point

Fort Southwest Point

Fort Southwest Point
The Clinch River, viewed from the East Gate
The main gatehouse
Palisade wall
Southeast corner blockhouse (Structure 1)

Fort Southwest Point was a federal frontier outpost at what is now Kingston, Tennessee, in the Southeastern United States.

View from just north of TVA Watts Bar in Decatur, Tennessee

Watts Bar Lake

Reservoir on the Tennessee River created by Watts Bar Dam as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority system.

Reservoir on the Tennessee River created by Watts Bar Dam as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority system.

View from just north of TVA Watts Bar in Decatur, Tennessee

The Clinch River connects to the main channel of the lake at mile 568 (35.86389°N, -84.53056°W) near Southwest Point (site of Andrew Jackson and John Sevier's 1803 confrontation ) in Kingston, Tennessee.

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

City in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 mi west of downtown Knoxville.

City in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 mi west of downtown Knoxville.

George Jones Memorial Baptist Church, built by the residents of Wheat in 1901
The Bethel Valley Checking Station
Workers leaving the Manhattan Project's Y-12 plant at shift changing time, 1945
View from the Oak Ridge Summit, a barren knob on the north slope of Pine Ridge; East Fork Ridge is on the left, Blackoak Ridge spans the horizon.
One of the entrances to Y-12
The ORISE building at Oak Ridge Associated Universities

After flowing for approximately 17 mi, the river bends sharply to the northwest at Copper Ridge, and continues in this direction for nearly 7 mi. At the K-25 plant, the Clinch turns southwest again and flows for another 11 mi to its mouth along the Tennessee River at Kingston.

Emory River

River draining a portion of Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau.

River draining a portion of Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau.

It flows for just over 46 mi from its source near Frozen Head State Park to its mouth along the Clinch River at Kingston, Tennessee.

Aerial photograph of site taken the day after the event

Kingston Fossil Plant coal fly ash slurry spill

Environmental and industrial disaster that occurred on Monday December 22, 2008, when a dike ruptured at a coal ash pond at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Roane County, Tennessee, releasing 1.1 e9USgal of coal fly ash slurry.

Environmental and industrial disaster that occurred on Monday December 22, 2008, when a dike ruptured at a coal ash pond at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Roane County, Tennessee, releasing 1.1 e9USgal of coal fly ash slurry.

Aerial photograph of site taken the day after the event
Original design of the ash disposal area
A collapsed house inundated by the spill.
The confluence of the Clinch and Emory Rivers, with the Kingston Fossil Plant in the distance, five days after the spill. The white foam floating on the water consists of cenospheres, which are a component of the ash.
A 25 ft wall of ash approximately 1 mi from the retention pond

The coal-fired power plant, located across the Clinch River from the city of Kingston, used a series of ponds to store and dewater the fly ash, a byproduct of coal combustion.