Photograph of two unidentified men in uniforms looking at the wreckage of a vehicle lying next to a set of railroad tracks. On the left side of the image is a railroad crossing sign. The photograph was taken at night. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.
Photograph, taken in the Columbia River Gorge, showing the Columbia River, the forested areas on either side of the river, and railroad tracks curving along the shoreline on the right. At center right, the tracks cross a bridge. Image note: Light leaks on negative.
Photograph showing railroad tracks, the depot, and an oncoming train at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The view is toward the northwest. The number 1999 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 372A1196.
Photograph, taken from track level, showing the depot, railroad tracks, and trains at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The number 1998 is written on the negative and is partially visible at upper right. See related image No. 372A1195.
Photograph showing, railroad tracks, mills, and factories along waterfront land in North Portland. At right is the Western Waxed Paper Company; at left, on the water, is the L. B. Menefee Lumber Company Shingle Mill.
Platinum print of the C.N.R.R. track on an embankment along the Klickitat River. Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "C. and N. R. R. - Klickitat River." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.
Platinum print of the Klickitat River in Washington. Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "Klickitat River - Washington." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.
Negative of a photographic postcard showing a lava bed next to the Columbia River. There is a shadow on the foreground while the background is brightly lit by the sun. A railroad track cuts through the lava bed.
Negative of a photographic postcard showing the confluence of the John Day River and the Columbia River in Oregon. View west down the Columbia River and Mount Hood in the distance. A railroad bridge crosses the John Day River, though the river itself is not visible. There are railroad tracks in the foreground. Handwriting on negative reads, "Mouth of John Day Riv. - Mt. Hood in distance. Christian 11-998."
A train with attached cars for Southern Pacific Lines, near Southeast Grand Avenue. Men can be seen standing around the train, which appears to be at a railroad crossing. To the right of the train is a sign for Gresham. A raised bridge in the background is like SE Grand Avenue (negative 5 of 15). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Grand Avenue.
Railroad workers gathered at a train track near SE Grand Avenue, and likely SE Division Street. The men appear to be working on the train tracks, next to a “Caution Men” sign over the roadway. In the distance is a raised bridge with a stone railing and street lights (SE Grand Avenue?). On the left side of the frame is a deteriorated industrial building (negative 9 of 15). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Grand Avenue.
Equipment on railroad tracks at Oregon Shipyard Corporation during construction. A crane on a train car with “Hauser Construction Co.” on the side can be seen next to be another crane set on a wider train track. A tall industrial building is behind the cranes, with “Terminal No. 4” written across the top (negative 11 of 16).
Photograph showing a derailed train, near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue in Portland. A light on a stand is set up next to the train tracks. Several men are standing near the tracks and looking towards the train debris (negative 6 of 15).
A man waves from a window of a small steam engine, likely at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. The track runs along the side of a wooden warehouse building (negative 9 of 11). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - Marine Electric Company, Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation.
People with a boat next to a train track during a flood in the Johnson Creek area of Portland. A man with a suitcase can be seen sitting in the boat. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, January 7, 1947 (negative 7 of 11).
The back end of the Freedom Train, holding historic United States documents, during its visit to Portland. People can be seen at the back of the train, which is traveling along a track at the base of a wooded hillside. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, April 1, 1948 (negative 10 of 18).
An unidentified woman in a black dress sitting in rocks on the bank oc the Klickitat River. The C. and N. R. R. train tracks are visible on the opposite bank. Caption from negative sleeve reads, "Klickitat [River], R-11, LW-11." Image note: photograph taken from the same vantage point as plates 7 and 36 in Album 712.