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Station L, electrical units and pipes

Photograph showing a large electrical unit (generator?) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). On the left side of the frame is a wooden crate and wooden boards. Written on the negative is “4-19-21.” (Image note: see related image PGE-12-72, PGE 12-76, PGE 12-77).

Station L, exterior view

Photograph showing the exterior of Station L taken from across the water (now the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) with several buildings visible. The hog fuel pile can be seen on the right, and several loaded barges can be seen next to the docks on the left side of the image. The Willamette River is in the foreground. Part of the image is masked with paper.

Car #1359

Photograph of train car #1359, Standard Gauge Paye Motor Car, partway under a building facade. Multiple electric lines pass overhead. “Sellwood” is displayed at front of train.

Portland Electric Power Company, baseball team

Group portrait of men in baseball uniforms, with one man in a suit. The front row of men is seated, while the back row stands. In the background is a field and trees. A round sign in front of the seated row reads “Portland Electric Power Co. baseball” with a triangle logo and “Club” written in the middle.

Silver thaw, Grand Avenue

Photograph showing a Grand Avenue with a layer of snow and ice. Damaged utility poles and electric lines can be seen on the ground near the center of the frame. A truck and a group of people are gathered around the damaged pole, with other people visible further down the street. Above, numerous overlapping electric lines can be seen.

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.

Hillsboro office

Photograph showing the interior of the Hillsboro office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). Several large appliances are displayed in the middle of the room, with a smaller display at the back. A counter and desk area can be seen in the background.

Bull Run, contractors camp

Photograph showing several temporary tent structures in a large field. Is the distance, another structure can be seen, in addition to trees and hills. (Image note: discoloration of the negative is visible at the center of the frame, in addition to a small damaged area also near the center).

Bull Run, Big Sandy tunnel construction

Photograph showing construction of the tunnel at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). A man stands next to a machine next to the tunnel entrance, which is emitting a large plume of steam. Wood and gravel is visible throughout the image. Written on the negative is “B.S. 48.”

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