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.
Photograph looking downward showing four wooden log buildings in a recently cleared field. Stumps and logs are visible throughout the field, beyond which is a forest. The building on the left is two stories, while the others appear to be one level. Written on the negative is “Oak Grove ranger station, 12/8/20” and also “E309.09-O-10.” (Image note: see related image PGE 16-298).
Photograph showing two wooden buildings in a cleared field area with snow on the ground. The building in the center of the frame is a log structure with two stories, while the other is a single story log structure. At the right side of the frame is a recently cleared area of stumps. In the background is a hillside with trees and snow. Written on the negative is “E301.09-O-363.” (Image note: see related image PGE 16-19).