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[Horse, drawn to show muscle structure and anatomy]

Amateur muscle in the shell

The Tale of a Wedded Life, in Ten Scenes, by Cassius M. Collidge [couple in domestic scenes]: Scene V - Muscle [couple fighting]

[Eugen Sandow, full-length portrait, standing, left profile, wearing fig leaf and flexing muscle with fist raised to forehead]

Henry Ford (right) & Secy. of War Weeks (left) talking over the Muscle Shoals Project. In Secy's office in the War Dept.

Wilson Dam, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, April 11, 1926

Wilson Dam and power house, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, April 11, 1926

Owners of Muscle Shoals call at the White House ...

Wilson Dam and power house, Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals district of the Tennessee Valley

A large electric phosphate smelting furnace used to make elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Large electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area, Alabama

[Electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area, Alabama]

TVA chemical plant, where elemental phosphorus is made, vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Electric phosphate smelting furnace used to make elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Alabama

A large electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area, Alabama

TVA chemical plant, electric furnace loaded with phosphate, vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Smoke stack of TVA chemical plant where elemental phosphorus is made, vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Tennessee Valley Authority Houses For Defense Workers. To help alleviate a serious housing shortage arising from increased employment in national defense industries, the Tennessee Valley Authority is building 100 conventionally built homes and 150 demountable houses for defense workers in the Muscle Shoals area in Northern Alabama.

Modern equipment in a Tennessee Valley Authority demountable house. Modern equipment in a bathroom in one of the demountable houses which the TVA is building for defense workers in the Muscle Shoals area in northern Alabama. All fixtures are installed before the house leaves the assembly line. The Authority, acting as an agent of the

Modern kitchen in a Tennessee Valley Authority house. Kitchen equipment for one of the new demountable houses, which the TVA is building for defense workers in the Muscle Shoals area in northern Alabama, includes electric range, water heater, and refrigerator. The TVA, acting as an agent of the Federal Works Administrator, is building

Interior of one of the defense homes. Interior of one of the homes for defense workers which the Tennessee Valley Authority is building in the Muscle Shoals area in northern Alabama. In this project, the TVA is acting as agent for the Federal Works Administrator

These wheels help make the demountable house "demountable." Frame for a section of one of the 150 demountable houses which the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is building at Muscle Shoals, Alabama, for defense workers. A set of four wheels is mounted in the base of the floor frame of each section, one wheel near each corner. The

Home for defense worker. One of the homes for defense workers which the Tennessee Valley Authority is building in the Muscle Shoals area in northern Alabama. In this project, the TVA is acting as agent of the Federal Works Administrator

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A Negro worker tending an electric phosphate smelting furnace which is producing elemental phosphorus at a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke and silica together in the electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available it is converted into highly concentrated phosphate fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Part of the gas purification section of the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. A water saturating tower in the hydrogen section of the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen and converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. A water saturating tower in the hydrogen section of the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen, and is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Fitting a valve to serve one of the gas compressors in the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Erection of a heater stack in the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen and converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Negroes speed war work for Tennessee Valley Authority. (left to right) Paul L. Imes, Samuel C. Watkins, and George W. Richardson are employed as laboratory technicians by TVA at its plant at Muscle Shoals. They are doing high-grade sub-professional work and are in training for professional positions

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. Section of the TVA's phosphoric acid plant operated in conjunction with the making of elemental phosphorus in the Muscle Shoals area. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke and silica together in electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available it is converted into highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A large electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke, and silica together in the electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available, it is converted into highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Applying lagging on low-pressure heat interchanger piping in the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high- pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. A water saturating tower in the hydrogen section of the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen and converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A stack in the TVA phosphoric acid plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Phosphoric acid is produced in conjunction with the making of elemental phosphorus. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke and silica together in electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available it is converted into highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Fort Story coast defense. It takes plenty of muscle to swab out the inside of one of Fort Story's giant guns after a charge has been fired

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. A high-pressure control valve in the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic material and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Chemical plants. Electrical transformers in one of the TVA plants in the Muscle Shoals area, producing war materials by gas synthesis. These plants make ammonia for conversion into ammonium nitrate for use in the manufacture of high explosive shells, elemental phosphorus for incendiary bombs and shells, phosphoric acid and highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizers

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. An operator adjusts a gate valve in the ammonia condenser section of the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals into ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A Negro worker tending an electric phosphate smelting furnace which is producing elemental phosphorus at a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke and silica together in the electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available it is converted into highly concentrated phosphate fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Fitting a valve to serve one of the gas compressors in TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonia nitrate for use in making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources for strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A large electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke, and silica together in the electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available, it is converted into highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. A gas-cooling tower in the hydrogen section of the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Making a pipe joint on a liquid vaporizer in the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A section of a TVA plant in the Muscle Shoals area in which phosphorus is produced in its elemental form. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke, and silica together in electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available, it is converted into highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Operating a valve servicing on of the gas compressors in the TVA's new synthetic plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Making a weld on a filter head in the ammonia synthesis system at the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high- pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Chemical plants. Studies in the high-pressure synthesis of gases are being made continuously in the TVA laboratories in the Muscle Shoals area. The plants served by these laboratories make ammonia for conversion into ammonium nitrate for use in the manufacture of high explosive shells, elemental phosphorus for incendiary bombs and shells, phosphoric acid and highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizers

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A Negro worker tending an electric phosphate smelting furnace which is producing elemental phosphorus at a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke and silica together in the electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available it is converted into highly concentrated phosphate fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A section of a TVA plant in the Muscle Shoals area in which phosphorus is produced in its elemental form. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke, and silica together in electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available, it is converted into highly concentrated phosphatic fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. An operator in the hydrogen section of the TVA's new synthetic plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Fort Story coast defense. It takes plenty of muscle to swab out the inside of one of Fort Story's giant guns after a charge has been fired

Tennessee Valley Authority production. Elemental phosphorus. A Negro worker tending an electric phosphate smelting furnace which is producing elemental phosphorus at a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area. The phosphorus, used in the manufacture of incendiary bombs and shells and of material for "smoke," is produced by smelting phosphate rock, coke and silica together in the electric furnaces and condensing the resulting phosphorus gases. When surplus phosphorus is available it is converted into highly concentrated phosphate fertilizer, much of which is shipped abroad under provisions of the Lend-Lease Bill

Fort Story coast defense. Maneuvers at Fort Story, Virginia. It takes plenty of muscle power to track the target with the gun

Postgraduate students studying physiology of the muscle. The experiment is with frogs' muscle tissue. Left to right: 1) J.S. Newcomer, graduate of University of Utah and majoring in organic chemistry. 2) A.E. Bell, graduate of University of Kentucky, genetics major. 3) Hiss Trondailer Jones, graduate of Lincoln University at Jefferson City, Missouri, taking postgraduate work in nutrition. 4) Samuel Massie, of Little Rock, Arkansas, studied at Arkansas State, taking postgraduate work in organic chemistry

Production. New Tennessee Valley Authority synthetic ammonia plant. Adjusting a valve servicing one of the gas compressors in the TVA's new synthetic ammonia plant in the Muscle Shoals area. Ammonia is made here by the high-pressure synthesis of nitrogen and hydrogen. The ammonia thus secured is converted at Muscle Shoals to ammonium nitrate for use in the making of high explosive shells. In addition to the production of munitions, the TVA is engaged in research in many fields, seeking new sources of strategic materials and better ways to utilize them in the war effort

Rick Hall, founder of FAME Recording Studios, sitting in the FAME studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Howell Graves building, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

FAME Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

FAME Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Rick Hall, founder of FAME Recording Studios, sitting in the FAME studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Old Brick Presbyterian Church, 260 Mount Pleasant Road, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Old Railroad bridge, now a walking bridge across the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Howell Graves building, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Old Brick Presbyterian Church, 260 Mount Pleasant Road, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Old Brick Presbyterian Church, 260 Mount Pleasant Road, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

FAME Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

FAME Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Art of the Wilson Dam showing Tuscumbia, Florence, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals cities in Alabama

The Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Rick Hall, founder of FAME Recording Studios, sitting in the FAME studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Muscle Beach, on the Venice Boardwalk, hosted more than the usual beef Wednesday. July 4 brings in the annual Independence Day Mr. and Mrs. Muscle Beach contest, and amateurs and pros alike were out in force

Muscle Beach, on the Venice Boardwalk, hosted more than the usual beef Wednesday. July 4 brings in the annual Independence Day Mr. and Mrs. Muscle Beach contest, and amateurs and pros alike were out in force

Al Pacino, star of the film "The Godfather," inducts Eddie Giuliani into the Muscle Beach Hall of Fame on Venice Beach in California

Muscle Beach, on the Venice Boardwalk, hosted more than the usual beef Wednesday. July 4 brings in the annual Independence Day Mr. and Mrs. Muscle Beach contest, and amateurs and pros alike were out in force

Al Pacino, star of the film "The Godfather," inducts Eddie Giuliani into the Muscle Beach Hall of Fame on Venice Beach in California

Muscle Beach, on the Venice Boardwalk, hosted more than the usual beef Wednesday. July 4 brings in the annual Independence Day Mr. and Mrs. Muscle Beach contest, and amateurs and pros alike were out in force

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Stoney Spillway Gate, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Yankee doodle on his muscle: or the way the Benicia boy astonished the English men

The life of a fireman: the new era, steam and muscle

The life of a fireman: the new era, steam and muscle

The life of a fireman: the new era, steam and muscle

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

Wilson Dam & Hydroelectric Plant, Spanning Tennessee River at Wilson Dam Road (Route 133), Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL

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