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George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs in snow at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing in ankle-deep snow outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. That day, a cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0394, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer of ‘Rosaria,’ arrives to confer with Rose Festival board on coming pageant. Above—F. C. Riggs, president of festival association, Wakefield and Mayor Baker revel in snow in front of Union station.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” which reported that Cadman was serving as director general of the 1927 festival pageant. See additional related image Nos. 371N0136 and 371N0393.

Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men with a pair of mules on a road, probably the old Columbia River Highway. Snow is piled high on either side of the road. In the background are men using axes and other tools to clear the road and the railroad at left. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative. See related image Nos. 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529.

Crews clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men using picks and shovels to clear deep snow from a road next to a river, probably the Columbia River Highway. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Man and woman looking at snowbanks along Columbia River Highway?

Photograph, taken from a low angle, showing an unidentified man and woman standing next to a car and looking up at deep snowbanks lining both sides of the road. The photograph may have been taken on the Columbia River Highway in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crews clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men using shovels and axes to clear snow from a road, possibly the Columbia River Highway. Deep snowbanks, taller than the men and a car behind them, line both sides of the road. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Car on Columbia River Highway? between deep snowbanks

Photograph showing a car on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway. Deep snowbanks, taller than the car, line the road on either side. An unidentified man is in the driver’s seat. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529.

Crews clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway, lined by deep snowbanks on either side. A car is on the road behind them. In the foreground, snow obstructing the road has been cut into blocks, and two men are shoveling. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Light leak on negative. Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph, taken from the front, showing two harnessed mules and men with shovels on a partially snow-covered road with deep snowbanks on either side. The photograph may have been taken during efforts to clear the Columbia River Highway in February 1922. Mule teams were used to haul away blocks of snow and ice. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

People and cars on Columbia River Highway? in winter

Photograph showing several unidentified people and three cars on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway. Deep snowbanks line the road at right and in the background. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529.

Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men and a pair of harnessed mules clearing snow on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway, and a railroad below it. Tall snowbanks line the road and railroad. At center, a man standing at the bottom of a snowbank is gesturing toward the top of the bank with a long stick. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing a car, a group of unidentified people, and a mule on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway. Snow is obstructing the road in front of the car, and deep snowbanks line the road on either side. The men in the background are standing on top of the snow blocking the road, and some are holding shovels. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922 during efforts to clear the highway. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative. Light leak on negative.

Men and car on Columbia River Highway? in winter

Photograph showing unidentified men and a car on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway, bordered by deep snowbanks on either side. In the background, an unidentified man is raising a shovel in the air; the top of the shovel just reaches the top of the snowbank at right. The photograph may have been taken during efforts to clear the highway in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling and discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Crew and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph, taken from the rear, showing a pair of harnessed mules facing a group of people and a car on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway. Snowbanks line the road on either side, and an unidentified man at left is standing on deep snow obstructing the road. The photograph may have been taken during efforts to clear the highway in February 1922. Mules were used to haul away blocks of snow and ice. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crew and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men clearing deep snow obstructing a road next to a railroad and a river, probably the Columbia River Highway. A snowbank lines the road on the left. With them men is a pair of harnessed mules. The photograph may have been taken during efforts to clear the highway in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, and 373G0528. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Person splashing into outdoor pool on winter day

Photograph of an unidentified person splashing into an outdoor pool from a trail. The ground and trees are covered with snow. A second unidentified person is standing on the trail, watching. The photograph may have been taken at the Swim Resort near Government Camp, Oregon. The resort was also known as the Mount Hood Mineral Springs. Also see image Nos. 374N0489 and 374N0551.

Sledders on toboggan run

Photograph of three unidentified people riding a sled down an elevated track, probably the toboggan run at the Battle Axe Inn in Government Camp, Oregon. The ground and trees on either side of the run are covered in snow.

Snow-covered road and cars outside Battle Axe Inn, Government Camp, Oregon

Photograph showing a row of cars parked outside the Battle Axe Inn in Government Camp, Oregon. The inn is surrounded by deep snow, and the inn’s roof and some of the cars are snow-covered. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 31, 1934, under the headline “Mount Hood Snow too Plentiful for Skiing.” The photograph had the following caption: “Too much, not to little, snow forced postponement of Sunday’s scheduled Mount Hood ski tournament until New Years [sic] day.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Cars buried in snow in front of Battle Ax [sic] Inn.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Predict Good Ski Weather For New Year,” which reported that about three feet of snow had fallen since the previous Friday. Image note: A mark that may be the number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

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