Extraordinary Photos of Everyday Life in Oak Ridge, the Secret City Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1947

Extraordinary Photos of Everyday Life in Oak Ridge, the Secret City

Here's a collection of rare historical photos from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, a town established by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1942 on an isolated farm. It was a secret location that became one of the most significant sites of the Manhattan Project.

The Oak Ridge Boys by Gage Skidmore.jpg

The Oak Ridge Boys by Gage Skidmore.jpg

If you are close to Oak Ridge, TN, I recommend this Museum.  There is a great exhibit there that explains the Manhattan Project and the construction of Oak Ridge, TN.  I knew little about the "Secret City" where uranium was refined for the Atomic bomb, so I thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

The present facility, opened in continues to provide the general public with energy information.

Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira

2013 Missouri State Fair "Giddy up, oom poppa, omm poppa, mow mow" The Oak Ridge Boys performing their hit "Elvira" - See them in concert Aug 14 at the 2013 Missouri State Fair!

Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Knoxville. Oak Ridge's population was 27,387 at the 2000 census. The portion of the city located in Anderson County is included in the Knoxville Metropolitan Area, while the portion located in Roane County is included in the Harriman, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area; both of these areas are components of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN…

Workers leaving the Manhattan Project's plant at shift changing time, 1945 Oak Ridge, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Strange Case of John Hendrix – The Prophet of Oak Ridge, Tennessee

This man prophesied that the land now know as Oak Ridge, Tennessee, would be transformed as it was in the The Strange Case of John Hendrix – The Prophet of Oak Ridge, Tennessee

The 42nd Annual Algonquin Mill Fall Festival | Carrollton | Ohio | October 2012

The Annual Algonquin Mill Fall Festival

The Oak Ridge Boys Holly Dunn 1987 Harrah's Lake Tahoe Resort Casino postcard  | eBay

The Oak Ridge Boys Holly Dunn 1987 Harrah's Lake Tahoe Resort Casino postcard

The Oak Ridge Boys Holly Dunn 1987 Harrah's Lake Tahoe Resort Casino postcard | eBay

The Photography of Ed Westcott — Oak Ridge billboard.  "Looking for Bits of...

The Photography of Ed Westcott — Oak Ridge billboard. "Looking for Bits of...

Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira - YouTube

Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira - YouTube

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