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…

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…

French's Market Oak Ridge DOE photo by Ed Westcott 1960s Oak Ridge Tennessee

French's Market Oak Ridge DOE photo by Ed Westcott 1960s Oak Ridge Tennessee

In 1945, Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan became connected in a way too horrible to previously to imagine. Today, this temple bell hangs in Oak Ridge in the hope that it will never happen again.

In 1945, Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan became connected in a way too horrible to previously to imagine. Today, this temple bell hangs in Oak Ridge in the hope that it will never happen again.

Current-day ORAU.  The Castle on the Hill Oak Ridge  DOE photo by Ed Wescott   The Castle On The Hill – Oak Ridge. The Administration Building, Oak Ridge Tennessee 1944.

Current-day ORAU. The Castle on the Hill Oak Ridge DOE photo by Ed Wescott The Castle On The Hill – Oak Ridge. The Administration Building, Oak Ridge Tennessee 1944.

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on April 21, 1959. When it was first founded in 1942 to supply housing for workers at the Atomic Energy Commission plant, Oak Ridge was a military reservation. Since the end of World War II, however, the AEC has removed the fence that once surrounded Oak Ridge and gradually given more voice in matters of community policy to the town council, an elected body with advisory powers only. On May 5, Oak Ridge's transformation from military control to self-government was…

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on April 21, 1959. When it was first founded in 1942 to supply housing for workers at the Atomic Energy Commission plant, Oak Ridge was a military reservation. Since the end of World War II, however, the AEC has removed the fence that once surrounded Oak Ridge and gradually given more voice in matters of community policy to the town council, an elected body with advisory powers only. On May 5, Oak Ridge's transformation from military control to self-government was…

Trabajadoras en el complejo industrial-militar de Oak Ridge en Tennessee (EEU)

Trabajadoras en el complejo industrial-militar de Oak Ridge en Tennessee (EEU)

Road Scene Oak Ridge Tennessee Vintage by postcardsofthepast

Road Scene, Oak Ridge, Tennessee - Vintage Linen Postcard - Unused (YY)

Road Scene Oak Ridge Tennessee Vintage by postcardsofthepast

Our Communities - #16 Clinton, Oak Ridge, TN | Retire Tennessee

Our Communities - #16 Clinton, Oak Ridge, TN | Retire Tennessee

8-5roll DOE photo Ed Westcott 2-16-1943 Early Construction Laboratory Building behind Manhattan Engineering District Administration Building Oak Ridge Tennessee

8-5roll DOE photo Ed Westcott 2-16-1943 Early Construction Laboratory Building behind Manhattan Engineering District Administration Building Oak Ridge Tennessee

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