Clackamas County

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Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

Old Station A during flood

Photograph taken during a flood in February of 1890, showing an old Station A building in Oregon City surrounded by moving water. In the foreground of the frame a wooden waterwheel is visible. An older paper frame can be seen around the edge of the photograph.

Station A

Copy of Photograph, showing Station A at Willamette Falls in Oregon City. Multiple generators with large belts can be seen in a high ceiling room with wooden beams. Copy made April 16, 1915.

Station A

Copy of Photograph, showing Station A at Willamette Falls in Oregon City. Multiple generators with large belts can be seen in a high ceiling room, and an individual can be seen standing in the background. Copy made April 16, 1915.

Cazadero Dam

Photograph looking upstream, below proposed upper dam site at Cazadero Dam/Station G. A railroad track and flume can be seen running into the distance around a hillside, and two possible construction vehicles are visible. The river can be seen on the left side of the frame.

Station G, Cazadero Dam

Photograph of the Cazadero flume at generating Station G, showing air compressor and pipelines weld, in placing concrete for new bents. Several cars can be seen on a railroad track, and the flume can be seen running along the right side of the frame.

Cazadero Dam, flume

Photograph taken from a side angle, showing the flume at the Cazadero Dam/Station G. Below the wooden flume is a dirt hillside with rocks, and a long wooden building can be seen in the background on the right side of the frame.

Cazadero Dam, construction

Photograph showing construction of Cazadero Dam. Several workers can be seen in the distance at the top of a stacked wooden dam structure, with a dirt hillside above. The Clackamas River is visible at the bottom of the dam, and trees (possibly burnt) can be seen at the top of the hill.

Cazadero Dam

Photograph of the Cazadero Dam taken in front of the spillway. Water flows over the ledge into a pool at the base, and another stream of water can be seen spilling down on the right side of the frame. The stacked wooden dam structure is visible to the left of the main spillway.

Cazadero Dam, suspension bridge at powerhouse

Photograph taken from a side angle, looking across a suspension bridge at Cazadero Dam/Station G. The bridge leads to steps, which go to the top of the hill across the water. Several buildings and transmission poles can be seen at the top of the hill. On the left side of the frame, the edge of a brick building can be seen.

Cazadero Dam, employee cottages

Photograph taken from across the water, showing the employee cottages at Cazadero Dam/Station G. Building can be seen at the top of the hill above the river, with several small wooden structures in front of three long buildings. A railroad car is parked on the left side of the frame.

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