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Al Fausett going over Willamette Falls in canoe

Photograph showing daredevil Al Fausett going over Willamette Falls sideways in a canoe on March 31, 1928. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on April 1, 1928, under the headline “Dare-Devil Falls Jumper and His Narrow Squeak at Oregon City.” This photograph had the following caption: “ ‘Canoe dropping at crest of falls.” According to an accompanying story, headlined “Leaps Falls; Death Close,” Fausett was attempting to shoot Willamette Falls in a specially designed canoe, but the craft went over the falls sideways and resurfaced upside down. Fausett was rescued and was uninjured. See related image Nos. 371N0823, 377N0376, and 377N0377. Image note: Photograph shows extensive discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Skiers in Government Camp

Photograph, taken from behind, of three unidentified skiers in the snow in Government Camp, Oregon. The Battle Axe Inn is partially visible in the background. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

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.”

Estacada Park

Photograph showing a forested area with an arched “Estacada Park” sign. A fenced area can be seen in front of the sign, which is built on two pillars lined with rounded river rocks. A building is visible through the trees, and a flag pole with a United States flag can be seen.

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam, power plant exterior

Photograph showing the exterior to power plant buildings at the Little Sandy Dam, seen in a wooded setting. Two large buildings can be seen on a hillside, each with large windows. The building near the left side of the frame also includes transformer infrastructure on its roof. Written on the negative is “0356.”

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam, generator and govenor

Photograph showing the interior of the powerhouse at the Little Sandy Dam, showing several generator units and a man standing near the center of the frame. Written on the side of the units if “Westinghouse.” Behind the generators, details of the industrial building can be seen. Written on the negative is “0352.”

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam, powerhouse interior

Photograph taken from a high angle looking downward at the interior of the powerhouse at the Little Sandy Dam. Several generator units are visible, as well as a platform accessible via ladders. Several large windows can be seen on the far walls. On the side of the generator units is “Westinghouse.” Written on the negative is “0351.”

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam flume

Photograph looking downward at a wooden flume and railway track built on a hillside. The wooden structure continues into the distance, where more tree covered hillsides can be seen. In the bottom left corner of the frame, a man is looking at the camera and leaning against a cushioned seat, likely on a railway car. Written on the negative is “0-337, July-3-1912, Bull Run Flume.”

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