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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.

Cazadero Dam

Photograph looking upstream, below proposed upper dam site at Cazadero Dam/Station G. A railroad track and flume can be seen running into the distance around a hillside, and two possible construction vehicles are visible. The river can be seen on the left side of the frame.

Station A

Copy of Photograph, showing Station A at Willamette Falls in Oregon City. Multiple generators with large belts can be seen in a high ceiling room with wooden beams. Copy made April 16, 1915.

Station B

Photograph of the exterior of Station B in Oregon City, with the flowing Willamette River in the foreground. Behind the brick building a hill with utility poles and three large tanks can be seen.

Station B

Photograph showing two men standing next to a 500V vertical railway generator at Station B in Oregon City. Both men are looking at the camera, and a stairway ladder between them leads to the top of the generator.

Station B

Photograph showing machinery wreckage at Station B in Oregon City. Pieces of machinery can be seen throughout the image, disconnected and broken from the main mechanism.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph looking across the water showing several large industrial buildings on the shore. On the left side is a pulp and paper company, and a white building with a large smokestack can be seen in the center of the frame. Along the shore are stacks of wood (possibly crates).

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph taken from a high angle showing several men working with a truck and hoisting machine next to flowing water of the Willamette River. On the left side of the image, two men stand on a dock platform while one holds a wooden pole.

Station B

Photograph showing the armature of a TY-20 generator at Station B in Oregon City. Several pieces sit on the floor, leaning against the unit, and large wooden blocks can be seen at the base.

Oregon City paper mills

Photograph taken at a high vantage point, looking north, of paper mills in Oregon City, showing railroad tracks and the Willamette River. The Oregon City Bridge (Arch Bridge) can be seen in the distance crossing the river. Industrial buildings line the river on the opposite banks. Written on the top of a building is a large sign with “Crown Willamette Paper Company” and “Hawley Pulp and Paper Company.”

Oregon City street view

Photograph showing a street lines with electric signs, street lights, and electrical lines. Part of the image is blocked at the bottom, and several vehicles can be seen on the street. Signs for "Coleman"s Electrical Appliances," "Bill West Fountain," and "Roley Real Estate" can be seen. Written on the negative is "51-799."

Depot and substation at Beaver Creek

Photograph of a depot and substation at Beaver Creek for the Willamette Valley Southern Railway Company (W.V.S.RY). A sign on the building says “Beaver Creek,” and a train with logs can be seen on the a railroad track just beyond the building. People stand next to the station looking at the camera. Two other wooden structures can be seen to the left of the building.

Cazadero Dam, powerhouse foundation

Photograph showing construction progress of the powerhouse at Cazadero Dam/Station G, taken from a high angle looking downhill. The foundation can be seen on the near side of the river, with multiple men working. Across the river, a dirt hillside with fallen trees and stumps can be seen.

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