A man in a uniform and hat stands in front of a mechanical unit holding two levers. Behind him, the Willamette River can be seen through a window. “Foreman” can be seen embroidered on his hat (negative 6 of 17). Original title: “Portland bridge gatemen, Broadway and Steel bridges.”
A man in overalls and a hat stands on top of the Steel Bridge. His extended arm is resting on a large wheel and cable unit. A warehouse building with “Irwin” on it, and a water tower can be seen in the distance, in front of wooded hills (negative 7 of 17).
A man stands next to a mechanical unit, likely in the Steel Bridge gatehouse, holding a lever and crank in each hand. Another lever and set of cranks can also be seen. Two windows look out towards a bell, steel beams and a road (negative 8 of 17). Original title: “Portland bridge gatemen, Broadway and Steel bridges.”
People stand on a smoke-filled street during Chinese New Year. A stand of fireworks extends from the top of the frame, and a person holding a large dragon can be seen mid-stride. A sign attached to a building reads “Hong Kong Cafe Chop Suey” (negative 1 of 18).
People smile from windows during Chinese New Year. A strand of fireworks hangs from a stick held be a woman on the second floor the building, while a string with money hangs from another window (negative 6 of 18).
A group of men stand next to a wheeled cart laden with cymbals and drums. One of young men holds a set of cymbals, while another holds short sticks for drumming. A crowd, brick building, and signed reading “Center Hotel” can be seen in the background (negative 9 of 18).
The home of orchardist Seth Luelling, at 10966 McLoughlin Blvd, before it was demolished in 1940. Luelling is known for developing the Bing Cherry. In front of the two story home is a cut tree, and sign that reads “Milwaukie Shopping Center, Lowest Chain Store Prices, Get Them All at One Stop, Milwaukie Grocery” and “Milwaukie Hardware” (negative 1 of 8).
A road is being constructed through a wooded area, with a hillside covered in masonry stone. People, vehicles, and tools can be seen throughout the frame. A house on top of a hill is in the distance (negative 1 of 15).
Workers move dirt and large rocks from a hillside while constructing West Burnside Road. Wooden carts on a track are filled with dirt, next to men with shovels. Trees and more workers can be seen in the distance (negative 14 of 17).
A tunnel looks out at a road under construction, with trees and hills in the background. Men with shovels stand on what appears to be freshly laid gravel. A car and excavator can also be seen in the background (negative 3 of 15).
Glass windows, a small balcony, and a piano at Trinity Lutheran Church. The top windows feature a lamb, while a robed figure can be seen in the bottom. The building later became the Morning Star Baptist Church, which burned down in 2007 (negative 1 of 8).
Two men stand on top of a large ship turbine. On the ground, another man looks upward, while standing next to a wooden scaffold. Behind the men is a pile of debris. The Willamette River, an industrial building with a smokestack, and trees can be seen in the background.
Photograph looking upward at a dry-dock ship with a gangplank. A man walks across the gangplank towards the ship. A wheeled scaffold, tools, and men can be seen on the deck below the ship. The Willamette River and trees can be seen in the distance (8 of 12).
A group of people, wearing skis and snow gear, search for missing Mt. Hood climbers Gerald (Spike) Herrmann and Jay Lorentz. Behind the group is a building and ski lift at Timberline Lodge. Lorentz was later found alive, while Herrmann didn’t survive (negative 3 of 6).
A shirtless runner holding a baton passes the finish line at a race track. A man stands at the side of the track holding one end of the finish line string, while standing and seated people watch from the side. Another runner in a “W” uniform is just behind the first (negative 3 of 6).
Two dancers in dresses stand facing forward, with arms looped around each other’s waists. Each is slightly elevated on their toes, with outside arm elevated. Behind them is a curtain (negative 1 of 17).
A ballerina with tightly curled hair faces away from the camera with standing en pointe. Both her arms are raised, and one leg is extended to the back. A certain can be seen behind her (negative 13 of 17).
A group of dancers poses while holding the sheer edges of their costume dresses. The four front women kneel, while the others stand. A patterned curtain can be seen in the background, as well as a light hanging from the ceiling (negative 5 of 17).