Wildfires

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Wildfires

BT Fires

Wildfires

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Wildfires

  • UF Bush fires
  • UF Bushfires
  • UF Wild fires
  • UF Wildland fires

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Wildfires

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People evacuating from Mill Plain forest fire

Mrs. Frank Wittrock and others being evacuated from the Mill Plain and Vancouver areas during a forest fire. Two men are supporting Wittrock, while standing with a group behind a United States Air Force jeep vehicle. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, June 3, 1950 (negative 2 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People evacuating from Mill Plain forest fire

A horse is tied to an automobile during an evacuation from a forest fire in the Mill Plain area. Another automobile is behind the first, and smoke can be seen in the air. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, June 3, 1950 (negative 3 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Mill Plain forest fire

A fire fighter carries a tank and sprayer during a forest fire in the Mill Plain area. Flames can be seen leaping from a log, while the man sprays what appears to be water from the hand-held nozzle. Burned trees and smoke are in the distance. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, June 3, 1950 (negative 6 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Mill Plain forest fire

A fire fighter uses a shovel to move burning embers during a fire in the Mill Plain area. Small flames can be seen in front of the man, with drifting smoke in the distance among burned trees. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, June 3, 1950 (negative 7 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People evacuating from Mill Plain forest fire

A woman driving an automobile piled with furniture, evacuating from a forest fire in the Mill Plain area. Smoke can be seen throughout the frame. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, June 3, 1950 (negative 8 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People evacuating from Mill Plain forest fire

Mrs. Frank Wittrock being evacuated from a forest fire in the Mill Plain area. She sits in the passenger seat of an automobile, with two people comforting her from outside the window. A Washington State Patrol officer is in the drivers seat. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, June 3, 1950 (negative 9 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

West Hills fire, Portland

A man looks at a burned area after a wildfire in the West Hills. Smoke can be seen rising from a dirt mount surrounded by charred trees (negative 2 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

West Hills fire, Portland

An area of burned trees in the Portland West Hills, photographed shortly after a wildfire (negative 5 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

West Hills fire, Portland

Emergency personnel gathered at an intersection in the Portland West Hills, during a wildfire. Police motorcycles, a fire engine and a vehicle from the “Red Cross Regional Blood Program” are parked at what appears to be the intersection of Skyline Boulevard and Thompson Road (negative 9 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oak Grove project, looking up Elk Lake from outlet

Photograph looking across Elk Lake, showing Mount Beachie and adjacent ridgelines. On the right side of the image is a large area of burned trees, leading up to Battle Axe Mountain. Written on the negative is “Looking up Elk Lake from outlet – Mt Beachie in the center, 11-6-20” and “E309.09-O-9.” (Image note: see related image PGE 16-21).

Oak Grove project, looking south at Detroit

Photograph taken from a high point looking downward at a town of Detroit (Oregon) with several buildings. In the distance a hillside can be seen above the town, leading up to high ridge points. Several areas of burned trees can be seen above the town. Written on the negative is “Looking south at Detroit, Oregon – Nov 6 1920.”

Oak Grove project, looking north down elk Lake

Photograph looking across Elk Lake, showing the prominent point of Battle Axe Mountain in the distance. Many of the trees in the image appear to be recently burned. Written on the negative is “Looking up Elk Lake from outlet – Battle Axe Mt at back” and “E309.09-O-9.” (Image note: see related image PGE 16-23).

Oak Grove project, looking up Elk Lake

Photograph taken from shoreline, showing Elk Lake during the winter with snow on the ground. In the distance, a man with a jacket and hat stands next to the water. Behind him are trees that appear to be recently burned. Written on the negative is “Looking north down Elk Lake, 11-5-20.” and “E301.09-O-4.”

Forest fire on Indian Ridge

Three men filling a reservoir with water from a pond or lake. One stands to the left of the frame with his hands on the frame, one stands to the right of the reservoir and pump holding a hose, and another stands behind them looking down at the pond or lake (negative 1 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Forest fire on Indian Ridge

Two men taking a break from fighting a forest fire. One is standing on the back of a vehicle holding and cutting a melon, while another is standing behind the vehicle waiting (negative 2 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Forest fire on Indian Ridge

A man in a suit stands in front of a car on a dirt road along a ridge. Behind them smoke rises from another mountain ridge (negative 3 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Forest fire on Indian Ridge

Two men and firefighting vehicles and equipment. One is standing leaning against a truck, while another sits on the tailgate. Pumps and hoses are visible in the back of the truck (negative 5 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Forest fire on Indian Ridge

Two men and a logging fire truck. One is in the back of the truck bending over a reel of hose, another is walking past the front of the truck. A hose extends from the central side of the truck along the ground and out the left side of the frame. The truck door has lettering that reads "Glen E. Parn Logging Estacada, ORE." the engine compartment on the truck is open. Mt. Hood is visible in the background (negative 3 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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