Electric lines

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Electric lines

  • UF Power lines
  • UF Power transmission lines
  • UF Transmission lines

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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

Line Department, lineman on utility pole

Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a lineman at the top of a utility pole with a hard hat, harness, and tools. He is facing towards the pole, has a cigarette in his mouth, and is using a screwdriver in his right hand. Trees and a building can be seen in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."

Line Department, linemen working on utility pole

Photograph showing two linemen working on a wooden utility pole, with harnesses, buckets and tools. The man closest to the camera is facing towards the pole and looking down towards the ground. Another lineman is visible in the background, also on a wooden utility pole. Electric lines and utility poles are visible throughout the image, with houses and trees in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."

Utility line work along street

Photograph showing street with utility poles and workers. Rolls of cable can be seen on wheeled trailers, with other cable attached to the top of a utility pole visible at the center of the frame. Houses and open field at can seen at either side of the street. On a sign next to the street is "Enquist Way." Written on the negative is "51-782." (Image note: see related image PGE 51-783).

Utility line worker with rolls of cable

Photograph showing a man standing behind a cart with large rolls of electrical cable. The man is leaning on a piece of wooden board and looking towards the cable roll, from which the line is being unrolled. In the background is a house. Written on the negative is "51-783." (Image note: see related image PGE 51-782).

Industrial yard with electric lines

Photograph showing an industrial area with buildings, trains, and electric lines. In the middle of the frame, a dirt road can be seen curving to the right around a large pile of dirt. The utility poles feature multi-tier electric lines throughout the frame. Written on the negative is "50-507."

Men building transmission tower

Photograph showing workers building a transmission tower component. Several men holds parts of the structure, while one man on the left side of the frame looks on. In the distance, fences, an open field, and wooden houses can be seen. On the negative is written "49-74."

Men building transmission tower

Photograph showing workers building a transmission tower next to railroad tracks and an open field. One man can be seen climbing the right side of the metal structure, while several others look upward from the ground. In the distance, several mountains with snow can be seen. On the negative is written "49-57."

Two men at top of utility pole

Photograph showing two men at the top of a tall utility pole. Both men are looking at the camera, and brick buildings and utility lines can be seen throughout the frame. Written on the negative is "49-305." (Image note: see likely related image PGE 49-306).

Man standing with newly constructed home

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing with a newly constructed home. The man stands in the doorway of a garage and is looking to his left towards a large measuring stick. An automobile with an open door is parked in the driveway. Written on the negative is "49-242." (Image note: see related image PGE 49-251).

Men in field with transmission lines

Photograph showing a group of suited men standing at the base of a transmission tower, with other utility poles and electrical lines in the background. In the group, the men look towards an individual near the center of the frame. On the negative is written "49-147." (Image note: see related image PGE 49-146).

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