“City Seeks Power Plant,” from the New York Times, December 22, 1938
High Point, N.C., Would Obtain
$6,492,600 from PWA
The Federal Power Commission has received an application from the city of
High Point, N.C., for a major license for a 30,000 horsepower hydroelectric
development to be constructed on the Yadkin River about twelve miles southwest
of Winston-Salem and to be connected with High Point by two 26-mile
transmission lines. The undertaking would be financed by a PWA loan of
$3,571,000 and a PWA grant of $2,021,600—a total of $6,492,600.
It is proposed to distribute energy to industrial establishments in High
Point and to the city’s present distribution system.