Clackamas River (Or.)

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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

Cazadero Dam, powerhouse foundation

Photograph showing construction progress of the powerhouse at Cazadero Dam/Station G, taken from a high angle looking downhill. The foundation can be seen on the near side of the river, with multiple men working. Across the river, a dirt hillside with fallen trees and stumps can be seen.

Cazadero Dam, construction

Photograph showing construction at Cazadero Dam. The Clackamas River can be seen flowing through the bottom of the dam, and trees are visible on the hillside in the distance. (Image note: similar to PGE7-6, but appears to show further stage of completion).

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.

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

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, 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, 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.

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