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Verso of, “Residence of Jo.Bailey, Esq., O.R.R. Cascades.” (Stereograph 1295)

Duplicate of Stereograph 1295, on a different mount. Stereograph view of the home of Joseph Bailey, superintendent of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad and sawmill, at Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge, 1867. The man in the black jacket, hat, and white shirt on the railroad bridge is Joseph Bailey. John Stevenson is sitting on the mule-drawn cart with another unidentified man.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

“Residence of Jo.Bailey, Esq., O.R.R. Cascades.” (Stereograph 1295)

Duplicate of Stereograph 1295, on a different mount. Stereograph view of the home of Joseph Bailey, superintendent of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad and sawmill, at Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge, 1867. The man in the black jacket, hat, and white shirt on the railroad bridge is Joseph Bailey. John Stevenson is sitting on the mule-drawn cart with another unidentified man.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

“Residence of Jo.Bailey, Esq., O.R.R. Cascades.” (Stereograph 1295)

Duplicate of Stereograph 1295, on a different mount. Stereograph view of the home of Joseph Bailey, superintendent of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad and sawmill, at Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge, 1867. The man in the black jacket, hat, and white shirt on the railroad bridge is Joseph Bailey. John Stevenson is sitting on the mule-drawn cart with another unidentified man.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Verso of, “Residence of Jo.Bailey, Esq., O.R.R. Cascades.” (Stereograph 1295)

Duplicate of Stereograph 1295, on a different mount. Stereograph view of the home of Joseph Bailey, superintendent of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad and sawmill, at Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge, 1867. The man in the black jacket, hat, and white shirt on the railroad bridge is Joseph Bailey. John Stevenson is sitting on the mule-drawn cart with another unidentified man.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"D145. Warrendale Salmon Fishery, Columbia River scenery, W.T."

Boudoir card of the salmon fishery on the Columbia River at Warrendale, Oregon. A woman stands beside the railroad tracks that pass the fishery in the foreground. The title of the card incorrectly states this is located in Washington Territory. An Oregonian newspaper article featuring this photograph is affixed to the back of the card. It is dated Sunday, November 15, 1953, with the headline, "Historic Salmon Cannery Site in Gorge Acquired for Recreation Use by Forest."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Verso of "D145. Warrendale Salmon Fishery, Columbia River scenery, W.T."

Boudoir card of the salmon fishery on the Columbia River at Warrendale, Oregon. A woman stands beside the railroad tracks that pass the fishery in the foreground. The title of the card incorrectly states this is located in Washington Territory. An Oregonian newspaper article featuring this photograph is affixed to the back of the card. It is dated Sunday, November 15, 1953, with the headline, "Historic Salmon Cannery Site in Gorge Acquired for Recreation Use by Forest."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Tooth Bridge (Mammoth 446)

View of the Tooth Bridge, located west of Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge and part of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad. Two people pose with a mule and a cart on the tracks. No title on matted plate. OHS Collection includes 1 duplicate of this mammoth plate, on a different mount, with the alternate title, "Columbia River Near the Cascades."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"O.9. Tooth Bridge and Eagle Creek Crossing, Cascades."

View of the Tooth Bridge, part of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.'s Oregon Portage Railroad in the Columbia River Gorge. The bridge crosses Eagle Creek in the distance. The calm waters of the Columbia River Channel reflect surrounding trees. Loose duplicate plate in 5/2. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

“D.117. From Rooster Rock to Oneonta Falls. Bridal Veil Bluff, looking West.”

View of Bridal Veil Bluff covered in snow during the winter storm of 188401885. There is an unidentified many standing in front of a cabin in the foreground and a train in the background on the right half of the image. This plate is part of an album of Watkin’s New Series photographs originally owned by Charles H. Prescott, manager of the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916