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Vancouver substation, during construction, showing framework for first floor and new sub foundation

Photograph showing a construction area, with wooden flooring, a wooden tower, and a chute extending towards the center of the frame. Wooden buildings can be seen in the background and to the left of the construction area, and a labeled measuring stick is leaning against a building also near the center of the frame.

Station L

Photograph taken from a high angle showing wooden pilings over water in the foreground, with piles of cut logs in the distance. Several people can be seen on a wooden structure at the left side of the frame, as well as a group standing on a raised platform cutting logs towards the right side. In the distance, a building on a raised dock structure with a large “Portland Railway, Light & Power Co.” sign can be seen. Written on the glass is “L276.”

Station L, tower support

Photograph showing five men looking at the camera and standing in the metal framework on a support tower in the process of being built. Water and a section of a dock can be seen on the right side of the image, next to a large brick building with several rows of windows. Written on the negative in pencil is “E-301-L-3269, first panel of tower support for cinder collector, Sta. L., May 13 1922.”

Station L

Photograph showing wooden pilings under set in water at Station L (now the location of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry).. Behind the orderly pilings is a raised wooden on which rests several pieces of large equipment. Two men in long jackets can be seen near the center of the frame, in addition to several workers in the background of the image. Written on the glass is “L274.”

River Mill spillway

Photograph showing the construction of the spillway at the River Mill Dam. At the left side of the frame, a portion of a wooden suspension bridge can be seen. Behind, a railroad bridge spans the space between two cliffs, beyond which wooden buildings are visible. Written on the negative is “#84M. 1-28-11.”

River Mill Dam

Photograph showing the left bank of the Clackamas River at the river Mill Dam, taken from the “island.” Near the center of the frame, two men in long jackets stand next to a surveying station. To the left, another man in a hat and jacket looks at the camera. In the distance, men can be seen working on the dam spillway. Written on the negative is “#70M. 11-28-10.”

Bull Run, Big Sandy dam construction

Photograph showing construction at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). In the foreground, two men stand on top of the wooden spillway structure, while other works can be seen in the background towards the hillside. Gravel and more wood can be seen towards the top of the hill. Written on the image is B.S-37.”

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam, powerhouse

Photograph showing the incomplete interior of the powerhouse building at the Little Sandy Dam. Near the center of the frame, a man stands with folded arms looking towards the camera. Wooden scaffolding is visible throughout the image. In the background, a hillside of dirt and debris can be seen outside the building. Written on the negative is “E301-0-3405.” (Image note: discoloration visible at the right side of the frame).

Bull Run, Big Sandy dam construction

Photograph showing construction at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). Several men can be seen standing on the wooden structure at the center of the frame. In the background, a wooden bridge crosses the river, surrounded by trees. Written on the image is B.S-19.”

Bull Run, Big Sandy canal excavation

Photograph showing a man standing with construction debris during canal excavation for the Big Sandy Dam project (likely Marmot Dam). Large rock and pieces of wood can be seen throughout the image. In the background, other men can be seen next to a wooden wall. Written on the negative is “B.S.1.”

Bull Run, Big Sandy spillway

Photograph showing a temporary wooden dam at the Big Sandy Dam site (likely the Marmot Dam). Two workers stand on the wooden structure while looking upward at the camera. In the background, sandbags, woodpiles, and work tools can be seen. Written on the negative is “#33, Spillway in tempy dam at Big Sandy, Oct 21, ‘11.”

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