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Al Fausett's overturned canoe below Willamette Falls

Photograph of an overturned canoe floating in rough water below Willamette Falls, near Oregon City. It has the words “Al Fausett’s canoe” on the side. The photograph was taken 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: “ ‘Bottoms up’ at foot of falls, with Fausett underneath.’ ” 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. 371N5708, 377N0376, and 377N0377.

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.

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.

Unidentified man on balcony overlooking Willamette Falls

Three-quarters portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a balcony overlooking Willamette Falls. He is facing right, looking toward the falls. He has a beard and mustache and is wearing a hat and overcoat. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0008, 379G0009, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Unidentified man on balcony overlooking Willamette Falls

Full-length portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a balcony overlooking Willamette Falls. The man is facing to the right. He has a beard and mustache and is wearing a hat and overcoat. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0008, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

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