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Columbia River Gorge

Photograph, taken from the water’s edge, showing the Columbia River, rock faces, and forest along the shore in the Columbia River Gorge. See related image No. 371N5680. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

Aerial view of Cascade Locks, Oregon; Columbia River; and Bridge of the Gods

Aerial photograph, looking roughly southwest, showing the Columbia River and the Bridge of the Gods. At upper left is the town of Cascade Locks, Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was one of 10 that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal Sunday magazine on June 5, 1932. The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Looping the Loop by Air,” that recounted an airplane trip following the route of the Mount Hood Loop Highway and described the views from the air. The photographs had the following caption: “Glimpses of familiar scenery snapped by Roy Norr, Journal staff photographer, in ‘doing’ the Mont [sic] Hood Loop the air way.” This photograph had the following additional information: “Cascade Locks and the Bridge of the Gods.” See image Nos. 371N5679, 371N5698, 371N5703, 371N5716, 371N5717, and 371N5721, which were published on the same page as this photograph. Also see image Nos. 371N5699, 371N5700, 371N5701, and 371N5702, which were taken during the same trip. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Norr, Roy

"Mt. Hood from the Dalles, Columbia River, Or." (Stereograph E25)

Stereograph of the Passage of the Dalles, Columbia River Gorge, 1882. Stereograph of the Passage of the Dalles, Columbia River Gorge, 1882. Items 2/94 and 2/95 are duplicate stereographs on different mounts. Alternate caption on stereograph 2/95: "Mt. Hood from the Dalles, Col. River Scenery, Oregon."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"The Upper Cascades. Columbia River." (Mammoth 435)

A steam locomotive operated by the Oregon Steam and Navigation Company on railroad tracks in the Washington Territory of the Columbia River Gorge. Upper Block House, also known as Fort Lugenbeel, is on the left while a steamboat on the Columbia River is visible in the distance on the right.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"O.4. Castle Rock, Columbia River, Oregon."

View of Castle Rock, also known as Beacon Rock, on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. Photo taken from the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. There are 2 structures, possibly houses, on the shore of the Columbia River. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"O.30. Indian Summer."

View of the Columbia River and cliffs in the Columbia River Gorge. Loose duplicate plate in 5/6. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Mouth of Columbia River, 1851

A nautical map of the “Mouth of Columbia River / from a preliminary survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States by the hydrographic party under the command of W.P. McArthur Lt. U.S.N. and Asst. U.S. Coast Survey, W.A. Bartlett Lt. U.S.N. Assistant ; reduction for engraving by A. Boschke, draughtsman ; engraved by W. Smith and E.F. Woodward.” Includes inset: View of the Entrance of Columbia River, Cape Hancock or Disappointment E. by N. (compass) 12 statute miles. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Includes text on "sailing directions" and "tides." Handwritten note of graphic scale by George Davidson is erroneous.Scale 1:40,000. Item has also been identified as bb017545.

United States Coast Survey

USS Constitution under way on Columbia River off Wauna, Oregon, en route to Portland

Aerial photograph showing the frigate USS Constitution sailing on the Columbia River near Wauna, Oregon, en route to Portland on Wednesday, August 2, 1933. That day, a similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal under the headline “The Ship That Was a Navy When the Nation Was Young.” That photograph had the following caption: “The United States frigate Constitution in the Columbia River off Wauna on her way to Portland for a 20-day visit. The picture was taken Wednesday from the air by Ralph Vincent, Journal staff photographer, who flew to meet the veteran of the wars with the Barbary coast pirates and of 1812, in an airplane of Rasmussen-Meadows, Inc. The U. S. S. Grebe, mine sweeper, is towing the gallant old craft, while the river towboat Shaver acts as an auxiliary. Puget island is in the background [at upper left]. The ship was under the brow of scenic Clatsop Crest on the lower Columbia River highway when the picture was taken.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Old Frigate Nears Berth In Portland.” Also see image Nos. 371N3703 and 371N3708.

Vincent, Ralph

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