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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 B

Photograph showing a man standing next to a 500V vertical railway generator at Station B in Oregon City. The man is standing slightly to the right of the machine and is looking at the camera.

Station B

Photograph showing the interior of Station B in Oregon City. On the main floor are several large machines (generators?) with other electrical infrastructure visible near the ceiling. A small desk and chair can be seen near the center of the frame.

Station B

Photograph showing machinery wreckage at Station B in Oregon City. Several wheels and gear pieces can be seen throughout the image, broken off the main machinery mechanism. A man can be seen on the right side of the frame.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph taken at Willamette Falls in Oregon city showing men working on a wooden dam structure. Industrial buildings and a smokestack can be seen just beyond the dam structure, and wooded hills are in the distance. A large white house is visible at the top of the hill on the left side of the frame.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph showing groups of men working on a dam in Oregon. Two men are standing in the shallow water, while another two are in a rowboat to the right. Another four men stand on top of the wooden structure to the left next to a hoisting machine. In the background, multiple smokestacks can be seen coming from a large industrial building.

Station B, interior

Photograph showing the interior of Station B in Oregon City. On the main floor are several large machines (generators?) with other electrical infrastructure visible near the ceiling. A small desk and chair can be seen.

Cazadero Dam, unit #3

Photograph of generator unit #3 at Cazadero Dam/Station G, taken two months after the 1908 accident due to equipment malfunction. On the front of the unit “General Electric Company” is written. A man stands on the left side of the frame with one hand on a wheel.

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, 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.

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