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Cable car at Chapman and Jefferson

Photograph showing cable car function at Jefferson and Chapman. Three cable cars and numerous individuals are visible. In the background, several wooden houses can be seen. On the front of the center car is written “Portland Heights” and on the side of the rightmost train “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson, and Chapman.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Junction Pt. At Chapman and Jefferson 15 years ago – All cable cars.”

Men at turntable with horse-drawn car

Photograph of a street car on a turntable, showing two men looking at the camera. A sign attached to the front of the car states “This Car Direct to City Park” and on the top of the car is written “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson, and Chapman.” One man wears a hat and overalls, while the other is wearing a hat and a black uniform. The turntable is wooden. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Dave Hunt at the Turn Table. Taken 15 years ago.”

Car #700, Sellwood

Photograph of street car #700, with conductor standing at front window pointing straight. Written on the front of the train is a sign saying “Portland Car Service is Unsurpassed,” and “Sellwood” is indicated at the top. A small kiosk building is visible on the right side of the frame. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame), with the caption “Modern P-A-Y-E Car.”

Horse cars

Photograph showing multiple horse-drawn streets cars, shown in front of a building. People stand near the cars while looking at the camera, and at least one horse can be seen, attached to the first car. Written on the side of the cars is “W.B.BT Co.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “In the Old Street Car Days.”

East Ankeny car barn

Photograph showing employees with street car in front of the East Ankeny car barn. Written on the building is “PRL & P Co.” (Portland Rail Light & Power Company). Several men sit on the roof of the train, while others line up in the windows and in front. A wooden water tower can be seen in the background. Photograph is a reproduction of a framed image (frame is clearly visible).

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.”

Portland residents in front of house, circa 1905

Members of a family pose in front of the doorway of a house in Portland. A man stands on the left, wearing a railroad conductor's uniform. A boy and girl sit on the steps leading up to the home. The girl holds a bouquet of flowers in her lap while the boy holds a dog in his lap. Two women stand on the right, both holding bouquets of flowers. A wooden walkway leads to the right of the house.

Portland streetcars on last run

A Willamette Heights streetcar on the occasion of its last run before retirement. A conductor and two women are holding a cable attached to the front of the streetcar. A sign over the top of the car reads “Willamette Hts.” Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 26, 1950 (negative 6 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland streetcars on last run

Three Portland streetcar employees stand in the doorway of a Willamette Heights car, on the occasion of its last run. One man stands on the steps of the streetcar, while two others flank either side of the door. A more modern Portland bus is parked next to the retired streetcar at the left side of the frame. Left to right: Merle Pearson (bus operator), Leroy Whitney (retiring operator), and Jack Post (car operator). Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 26, 1950 (negative 1 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Union Pacific stewardesses

A group of Union Pacific stewardesses, in uniform, preparing to work aboard the “City of Portland” train. From left to right: La Verne Jensen, Patricia Holcomb, Veneta A. Minor, Joy Siemens, Mary H Foley, Georgia M. Rogers, Shirley M. Marley, and Dorothy J. Sherrod. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, May 30, 1947 (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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