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Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

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.

Portland General Electric Company

Paulina Falls, Deschutes National Forest

Photographic postcard showing Paulina Falls, located in Newberry National Volcanic Monument in the Deschutes National Forest, Oregon. Taken from the base of the waterfall, looking up. There is a large rock at the base of the falls. Writing on the postcard reads, "Paulina Falls, 100 ft. high, LaPine, Ore." Handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Another view of Paulina Falls."

Viewing Celilo Falls, Columbia River

Photograph of a Native American person standing on a rock overlooking Celilo Falls on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Large rapids flow past the rock and there is a cloud of mist above the water. The person wears a hat and their back is turned to the camera as they face the river. Taken looking towards the mountains on the Washington side of the river. Stamp at the bottom of the print indicates a 1907 copyright notice for Benjamin A. Gifford. Stamp on the back reads, "Photo Copyright R.I. Gifford."

Gifford, Benjamin A.

Waterfalls near Deschutes River

A railroad track runs alongside a river, likely the Deschutes River. To the left, several waterfalls run down the side of a canyon. Handwriting on back reads, "Oak Springs, Deschutes River." Stamp for Kiser Photo Co. on front of print.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Waterfall

Photograph of a wide waterfall on a river, likely in Central Oregon. Embossment on the lower right indicates a 1909 copyright notice by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Punchbowl Falls, Columbia River Gorge

Photograph looking down at Punchbowl Falls, located on the Eagle Creek Trail on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from a nearby hillside during recovery efforts for the body of Francis E. Foss (negative 6 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Scenic view of Willamette Falls

Photograph showing water cascading down Willamette Falls in Oregon City. Industrial buildings can be seen just above the falls, with a rocky cliff and houses visible in the background. Above the waterfall is a spillway. Written one of the of large industrial buildings is "Publishers Paper Co."

Waterfalls on Columbia River?

Photograph showing flowing waterfalls on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River?). Behind the waterfalls, possible dam infrastructure can be seen. In the background, more rocky cliffs can be seen, as well as a road and electrical lines. Written on the side of the negative is "49-170." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Waterfalls on Columbia River?

Photograph showing flowing waterfalls on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River?). In the background, more rocky cliffs can be seen, as well as a road and electrical lines. Written on the side of the negative is "49-161." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Station B

Photograph taken from a high angle showing the exterior of Station B in Oregon City. Willamette Fall is visible at the center of the frame, and a building is on the left side. Across the water, several building can be seen on a wooded hillside.

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