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Vogler Boy III and Oregon Wolf IV racing in Portland Rose Festival regatta

Photograph showing two unidentified men racing a speedboat named Vogler Boy III on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background are a second boat and a bridge, probably the 1905 Morrison Bridge or the 1894 Burnside Bridge. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, June 14, 1917, under the headline “Spectacular Speed Boat Race of Annual Rose Festival Regatta.” The photograph had the following caption: “Vogler Boy III, Pacific Coast speed boat champion, leading the Oregon Wolf IV in the free-for-all race of the Rose Festival regatta.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Vogler Boy III Wins Free-For-All Event Of Carnival Regatta” and the subheading “Vogler's Champion Defeats Oregon Wolf IV by Margin of One Second.” See related image No. 376G0161.

Vogler Boy III and Oregon Wolf IV racing in Portland Rose Festival regatta

Photograph showing two unidentified men racing a speedboat named Vogler Boy III on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background are a second boat and a bridge, probably the 1905 Morrison Bridge or the 1894 Burnside Bridge. A similar photograph, image No. 376G0160, was published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, June 14, 1917, under the headline “Spectacular Speed Boat Race of Annual Rose Festival Regatta.” That photograph had the following caption: “Vogler Boy III, Pacific Coast speed boat champion, leading the Oregon Wolf IV in the free-for-all race of the Rose Festival regatta.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Vogler Boy III Wins Free-For-All Event Of Carnival Regatta” and the subheading “Vogler’s Champion Defeats Oregon Wolf IV by Margin of One Second.”

Willamette River and Ross Island Bridge

Photograph looking south, showing docks and a boat on the Willamette River, with the Ross Island Bridge in the distance. On the dock (barge) is “Diesel Towing Co.” (negative 12 of 25). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Hawthorne Ave.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Hawthorne Bridge

Photograph of the Hawthorne Bridge looking west. A man can be seen walking down a sidewalk next to cars driving on the bridge (negative 5 of 25). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Hawthorne Ave.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Hawthorne Bridge during Southwest Front Avenue building demolition

Photograph showing the Hawthorne Bridge, on the west side of the Willamette River, during the razing of Southwest Front Avenue. A set of stairs is being built from ground level, to the bridge. A cement ramp extends towards the right side of the frame, with decorative railings and embellishments (negative 9 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Harbor view

Harbor view showing the Willamette River, the Morrison Bridge, and the Public Market Building Towers from the east. Taken September 20, 1939.

White, Minor

Balcony railing, metalwork

Detailed metal work on a balcony railing of the Kramer Building, located on the SW corner of Second Avenue and Washington Streets. Rooftops, chimneys, and a bridge are visible in the background. Taken January 16, 1940.

White, Minor

Vista Bridge detail

Lighting pier and seating area at the northeast end of the Vista Bridge on Vista Avenue. Taken March 11, 1940.

White, Minor

Morrison bridge pedestrian ramp

Photograph showing a wooden pedestrian ramp being added to the 1905 Morrison Bridge, in Portland. A man is walking along the ramp towards the camera, and piles of metal re-bar are on the ground (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Morrison bridge pedestrian ramp

Photograph showing a wooden pedestrian ramps being added to the 1905 Morrison Bridge, in Portland. The photograph looks along the ramp towards the bridge, where two people can be seen walking (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Broadway Bridge, Portland, with bascule raised during construction

Photograph showing the Broadway Bridge in Portland with one bascule raised in March 1913, while the bridge was under construction. A cropped version of this photograph and a short story were published on Page 17 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, Mary 6, 1913, under the headline “Move 2000 Tons Easily In Bridge Test.” The photograph had the following caption: “West leaf of the Broadway bridge bascule in place.” The story reported that the leaf had worked almost perfectly in tests, that the east leaf would be tested within a week, and the bridge was expected to be completed April 1. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

St. Johns Bridge, Portland

Photograph, taken from the west side of the Willamette River, showing the St. Johns Bridge in northwest Portland. A C-H Line ship is sailing under the bridge. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N5542 and 371N5543.

St. Johns Bridge, Portland

Photograph, taken from the west side of the Willamette River, showing the St. Johns Bridge in northwest Portland. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N5538 and 371N5543. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

St. Johns Bridge, Portland

Photograph showing the St. Johns Bridge in northwest Portland. The photograph was taken from the center of the roadway on the west end of the bridge, and shows the incline of the roadway toward the center of the bridge. The bridge’s eastern arch is framed inside the western arch. This photograph may be related to image Nos. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N5538 and 371N5542. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Gatemen on Broadway Bridge

Two men stand on the Broadway Bridge looking west across the Willamette River. A large ship, “Bengaalis” is docked, and the “Crown Flour” building can be seen in the distance. The west hills are visible in the distance (negative 1 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Broadway Bridge

The Broadway Bridge crosses over the Willamette River, likely looking towards the west. A shoreline with bare dirt is in the foreground (negative 10 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Steel Bridge

The Steel Bridge crosses the Willamette River. Docks and buildings can be seen in the background (negative 11 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Steel Bridge mechanical house?

Several large gears and machines inside a building on the Steel Bridge in Portland. A man in a hat stands in front of a set of windows at the far side of the room (negative 14 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

View looking east from Steel Bridge

Photograph showing a large mechanical wheel and steel cables on the Steel Bridge, looking east over the Willamette River towards the Burnside Bridge. A tug boat and large ship can be seen on the water. Warehouse buildings and an industrial area can be seen in the distance (negative 2 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Foreman in Broadway Bridge gatehouse?

A man in glasses and a uniform sits in a chair with one leg crossed. Next to him is a large mechanical unit, in front of a window. “Foreman” is embroidered on his hat (negative 15 of 17). Original title: “Portland bridge gatemen, Broadway and Steel bridges.”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

View looking south from the Steel Bridge

Photograph showing metal beams and a walkway on the Steel Bridge. A woman is walking across the bridge. Below is the Willamette River and two boats. The Burnside Bridge can be seen in the distance (negative 3 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Broadway Bridge gateman

A man stands next to a large mechanical wheel and arm on the Broadway Bridge in Portland. The Willamette River and Portland can be seen in the background (negative 4 of 17). See 113-5.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Foreman in Broadway Bridge gatehouse?

A man in a uniform and hat stands in front of a mechanical unit holding two levers. Behind him, the Willamette River can be seen through a window. “Foreman” can be seen embroidered on his hat (negative 6 of 17). Original title: “Portland bridge gatemen, Broadway and Steel bridges.”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Man on top of Steel Bridge

A man in overalls and a hat stands on top of the Steel Bridge. His extended arm is resting on a large wheel and cable unit. A warehouse building with “Irwin” on it, and a water tower can be seen in the distance, in front of wooded hills (negative 7 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Broadway Bridge gateman

A man in a uniform stands on a gatehouse balcony on the Broadway Bridge in Portland. A large sign on the railing reads “The draw of this bridge will not be open to water traffic during the periods named below.” Below and behind the gatehouse is the Willamette River, Steel Bridge, and Portland (negative 5 of 17). See 113-4.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Man in Steel Bridge gatehouse?

A man stands next to a mechanical unit, likely in the Steel Bridge gatehouse, holding a lever and crank in each hand. Another lever and set of cranks can also be seen. Two windows look out towards a bell, steel beams and a road (negative 8 of 17). Original title: “Portland bridge gatemen, Broadway and Steel bridges.”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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