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Truck Caught in Low Railroad Underpass

A semi-truck and trailer are trapped after the top of the trailer crashed into a low railroad underpass at Columbia Boulevard and Albina Avenue. View looking at the front of the truck under the pass. The truck and trailer lean to the left and the trailer is heavily damaged. Several men look at the accident scene (negative 3 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Truck Caught in Low Railroad Underpass

A semi-truck and trailer are trapped after the top of the trailer crashed into a low railroad underpass at Columbia Boulevard and Albina Avenue. View looking at the back of the truck under the pass. The truck and trailer lean to the right and the trailer is heavily damaged. Several men look at the accident scene (negative 5 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Moving Kronenberg Catholic Church from Powell to Yamhill

A white church building is mounted on a flatbed truck in the middle of a street. This is the Kronenberg Catholic Church. A worker sits on the roof of the church as it is moved down the street, and another man stands in the distance, watching the move. There is a truck in the foreground, following the church. In the right foreground are 2 men. One watches the move while the other looks at the camera and smiles. The caption on negative sleeve reads, "Moving Kronnonberg (sic) Catholic Church, built in 1886, from 166th and Powell to 182nd and Yamhill" (negative 3 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Moving Kronenberg Catholic Church from Powell to Yamhill

Exterior view of a white church building that has been lifted off of its foundation. This is the Kronenberg Catholic Church. A police officer stands in front of a flatbed truck parked in front of the church. The caption on negative sleeve reads, "Moving Kronnonberg (sic) Catholic Church, built in 1886, from 166th and Powell to 182nd and Yamhill" (negative 2 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Underground derrick truck on street

Photograph showing a man standing on top of an pole derrick truck used for underground work. He is facing forward and looking at the camera with both hands on levers. Next to him is a metal arm attached to the truck, with a hook and pulley at the end. In the background is SW 5th Avenue, looking south towards SW Stark Street. The J.K. Gill Building can be seen on the left (corner of SW 5th Avenue and SW Stark Street), as well as the Yeon Building (522 SW 5th Avenue).

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man seated on the back of a pole auger truck. He is looking down towards his left while using a series of levers to control the auger attached to the back of the vehicle.

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man standing on the back of a pole auger truck, with another man standing in dense foliage behind the vehicle. The man on the bed of the vehicle is leaning down towards a set of levers, which is next to a upright pole structure.

Portland General Electric utility truck

Photograph showing four men on the back of a "PGE" utility truck with a cherry picker basket. Another man stands in front of the truck looking upward. In the background is an industrial area, including a sign for "Centennial Flouring Mills Co." Written on the negative is "50-676." (Image note: location is at 1362 NW Naito Pkwy).

Men standing on top of utility truck in front of train

Photograph showing three men standing on the top of a "PGE" utility truck, with a "Southern Pacific Lines" train in the background. One of the men is wearing a suit, and they are gathered around the basket of an industrial monkey. Another "PGE" truck is parked next to the first vehicle, and other automobiles can be seen throughout the dirt lot. Written on the negative is "50-673." (Image note: location is at 1362 NW Naito Pkwy).

Cattle truck fire and round-up of scattered cows in Portland

A damaged cattle after a collision with an an empty gasoline truck on S.W. Harbor Drive in Portland. The front of the vehicle in severely damaged, injuring the driver C.E. Maynard, who was hauling 17 head of cattle, eleven of which had to be rounded up. A story detailing the accident was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, July 30, 1954 (negative 4 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Betty Hutton visiting Shriners Hospital, Portland

Actress Betty Hutton visiting patients at Shriners Hospital in Portland. She stands, waving, between two men in a jeep vehicle. The men are wearing Shriner hats with “Al Kader” embroidered on the front. Painted across the front of the jeep is “Al Kader Patrol.” Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, February 20, 1953 (negative 6 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Albina Fuel Company truck wreck

A wrecked fuel truck from the Albina Fuel Company, at S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard and S.W. 6th Avenue in Portland. The truck has flipped over and is resting in a ditch at the side of the road, after slipping on a patch of ice and killing driver Jacob Wacker. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 22, 1951 (negative 2 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Albina Fuel Company truck wreck

A wrecked fuel truck from the Albina Fuel Company, at S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard and S.W. 6th Avenue in Portland. The truck has flipped over and is resting in a ditch at the side of the road, after slipping on a patch of ice and killing driver Jacob Wacker. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 22, 1951 (negative 1 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Truck crash at 518 S.E. 52nd Avenue, Portland

A crashed cement truck at 518 S.E. 52nd Avenue in Portland. The truck lost controlled and damaged part of the home. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, July 22, 1950 (negative 1 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Truck crash at 518 S.E. 52nd Avenue, Portland

A crashed cement truck at 518 S.E. 52nd Avenue in Portland. The truck can be seen in the damaged garage. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, July 22, 1950 (negative 4 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Photographer Kirk Braun and jeep

Oregonian photographer Kirk Braun, standing behind the open hatch on a military style jeep. A box of flash bulbs can be seen in the open compartment (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Photographer Kirk Braun and jeep

Oregonian photographer Kirk Braun, standing on top of a jeep and holding a camera. The jeep is parked on a commercial street in Portland (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Flood relief supply contributions from Cannon Beach and vicinity

Two children stand in front of a truck parked in downtown Portland, holding a jar of cash,to be used for flood relief in the Portland and Vanport areas. Painted across the truck is “Flood Relief from Cannon Beach, Tolovana, Arch Cape” (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Truck muffler invented by foreman of Silver Eagle Company

Sam Hays, shop superintendent at Silver Eagle Company in Portland, points at an exhaust pipe on the side of a truck, newly invented to reduce truck noise. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, December 5, 1947 (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Truck blown apart by explosion at Beall Pipe & Tank Corporation, Portland

People inspect a building damaged during a gasoline truck explosion at Beall Pipe & Tank Corporation at 1945 N. Columbia Boulevard in Portland. The side of the building is damaged, next to the remains of a gasoline truck. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday August 15, 1947 (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Delivery trucks parked outside Sno-Kis Fruit Corporation, Water and Yamhill, Portland

Photograph showing two delivery trucks parked outside the warehouse of the Sno-Kis Fruit Corporation of Oregon in Portland. The building has a large crack over the entrance to the loading area. Also on the building is an awning printed with the text “Carver’s Restaurant.” The photograph may have been taken at Southeast Water Avenue and Southeast Yamhill Street.

Three men with delivery trucks outside Rose City Brewing Co., NE Madrona Street, Portland

Full-length portrait of three unidentified men, each standing next to a delivery truck, outside the Rose City Brewing Company building at Northeast Madrona Street and Northeast Eighth Avenue in Portland. On the side of each truck are the words “BEAVER STATE BEER.” The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

H. J. Heinz Company truck

Photograph, taken from the side, showing an H. J. Heinz Company truck parked in the street outside a Heinz building, possibly at 371 Front Street in Portland. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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