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Photographs of Vanport, Oregon, circa 1948

  • Org. Lot 1364
  • Collection
  • 1942 - 1948

Photographs of Vanport, Oregon before and after the flood of 1948, including images of Dale Skovgaard and his family, who lived there at the time.

Skovgaard, Dale

Vanport Photographs

Photographs of the aftermath of the flood that destroyed Vanport, Or. on May 30, 1948. The images depict the damage to buildings, bridges, roadways, and other structures in both Vanport and Portland, Or. Includes postcards and snapshots, as well as photographs taken by the Camera Art Studio of Portland, Or.

Camera Art Studio (Portland, Or.)

Aerial view of flood conditions at Troutdale

An aerial view of a flood on the Sandy River in Troutdale. A bridge over the river, at the Historic Columbia River Highway, can be seen over the river, with flooded buildings visible throughout the frame (negative 2 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Aerial view of flood water on Columbia River, near Dalles

An aerial view of a flooded Columbia River at the Narrows, east of the Dalles. Swiftly moving water can be seen by rocky outcrops, and flooding two large buildings in the distance. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, June 1, 1948 (negative 1 of 21).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Preparing sandbags on the Columbia River

People stacking sandbags next to the Columbia River during a flood, most likely in the Dalles area. The line of sandbags cross a train track, with the river and several industrial buildings visible in the distance (negative 3 of 21).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Preparing sandbags for flood

People stand on a stack of sandbags, in the Dalles, Celilo,or Bonneville area. The men look downward at what appears to be water flowing over the top of the bags (negative 6 of 21).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Military arriving for dike work during flood

Military trucks, holding waving servicemen (Army Corps of Engineers?), drive down a road in the Troutdale area, most likely arriving to do dike work during a flooding event (negative 14 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Blue Lake and Troutdale dike work during flood

People next to a water boil on a dike near Blue Lake and Troutdale. One man is climbing a utility pole while others water from the ground. The water boil is surrounded by several rings of sandbags (negative 6 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fulton Park - High Water

View of flood waters in Fulton Park. Caption from the negative sleeve reads, "Fulton [Park] - high water, S20, LW3-20."

White, Lily E.

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.

Cable car, during flood

Photograph showing a cable car during the “Great Flood of Portland” in 1894. Several men and women sit in the car, and four men stand in the water, all looking at the camera. On the right side, a woman and a baby are visible. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame), and the caption reads “Photos, of the Great Flood of Portland, Or. June 4th 1894.” Also on the caption is written “Pro. G. L. Eastman Cor, First and Taylor Streets.”

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