Tallassee, AL Thurlow Dam T-Shirt by Hometown Heritage
Tallassee, AL Thurlow Dam T-Shirt by Hometown Heritage

Tallassee, AL Thurlow Dam T-Shirt by Hometown Heritage

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Thurlow Damn on the Tallapoosa River Located in Tallassee, Alabama

Tallassee, Alabama, used to receive all of its electricity from a small mill, but by the 1920s, the town was in desperate need of something that could generate much more power. The Thurlow Dam, built in 1930 on the Tallapoosa River and the former site of a textile mill that had been used during the Civil War as an ammunition plant and uniform factory, houses one generator with a 574-acre reservoir named Lake Talisi that features six miles of exquisite shore line. The dam was originally advertised as “The Niagara of the South,” and that moniker is still used today. Today, opening of the gates are still viewed by locals and visitors alike, and the rushing waters are a sight that cannot be beat. When the reservoir is filled, it’s an excellent site for fishing and boating. Those with a more adventurous side may look to explore around the Old Mill Railroad Bridge that crosses the Tallapoosa River, just south of the reservoir. No longer in service, the bridge is roughly 785 feet long and was built in 1920.

This shirt, made by Hometown Heritage Clothing and featuring a beautiful, hand drawn and printed picture of the Thurlow Dam and the Old Mill Railroad Bridge lets anyone show their love for the Tallassee, Alabama area. You can choose between Kahki or Bay, but either choice is made from 100% ring spun Comfort Colors cotton and preshrunk and soft-washed to ensure the perfect fit and the softest t-shirt you’ll have in your closet. Double-needle stitched sleeves and bottom hem to make sure the shirt will look as great years from now as it does today, this shirt will become a staple in your closet.

Whether you’re spending your day on Lake Talisi, or somewhere a little closer to home, this shirt will become your go-to for those relaxing summer days due to its high-quality cotton material and beautiful design. Treat yourself today and show your Tallassee, Alabama pride to everyone you meet!

  • Hand Drawn and Printed on Comfort Colors T-Shirt in the USA
  • Featuring the iconic Old Mill Railroad Bridge and the Thurlow Dam in Tallassee, Alabama
  • 100% ringspun cotton
  • Preshrunk, soft-washed, garment-dyed fabric
  • Double-needle stitched sleeves and bottom hem
  • Twill taped shoulder-to-shoulder
  • Left Chest Pocket
  • Short Sleeve T-Shirt

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