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Bull Run, Big Sandy tunnel construction

Photograph showing construction of the tunnel at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). A man stands next to a machine next to the tunnel entrance, which is emitting a large plume of steam. Wood and gravel is visible throughout the image. Written on the negative is “B.S. 48.”

Oak Grove project, placing first concrete in powerhouse

Photograph taken from a high angle looking downward at the Oak Grove powerhouse site, showing the first cement being placed. Several men are gathered around the bottom section of a wooden chute extending towards a floor with metal framework. The Oak Grove Fork of the Clackamas River is visible in the background. (Image note: deterioration can be seen on the bottom left corner of the negative).

Station E, installation of boilers

Photograph showing the installation of the boilers at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Two men stand at the top of wooden scaffolding while looking at the camera. A pile of bricks can be seen at the base of the wall, next to wooden debris and a wheelbarrow.

Station E, construction at boiler room

Photograph showing a group of workers during the construction of the boiler room at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Several men sit in a row at the base of the structure, with two sitting above. A man in a suit stands at the back on the right side of the frame.

Station E, boilers and furnaces

Photograph showing the boilers at Station E in northwest Portland (near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue) Written at the top of each boiler is “Cahall Horizontal Boiler, The Aultman & Taylor MCH Y Co. Builders, Mansfield, Ohio.” A lamp hang from the ceiling near the left side of the image.

Crane pushing boulders onto South Jetty at mouth of Columbia River?

Photograph showing a crane on a flatbed rail car. The car is on an elevated railway, and the crane is knocking a boulder from the car in front of it over the edge of the railway. . The photograph may have been taken on the South Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River during repair work in the early to mid-1930s. Written on the negative sleeve is the following unverified text: “Point Adams Lifeguard Station / ‘Crane said by lookout to have been swept overboard along with another crane and the locomotive’ / 10/22/1934.” The caption may refer to a storm that occurred the weekend of October 21-22, 1934, which knocked a locomotive crane off the railway on the South Jetty. Also see image Nos. 371N0241, 371N5711, 371N5712, 371N5713, and 371N5714.

Men working under dam structure

Photograph showing men working underneath a dam structure using a hose and pump. Layers of rock and silt can be seen in front of the men, with a large piece of basalt at the bottom of the frame. Written on the negative is "49-184." (Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-185).

Men building transmission tower

Photograph showing workers building a transmission tower next to railroad tracks and an open field. One man can be seen climbing the right side of the metal structure, while several others look upward from the ground. In the distance, several mountains with snow can be seen. On the negative is written "49-57."

Men building transmission tower

Photograph showing workers building a transmission tower component. Several men holds parts of the structure, while one man on the left side of the frame looks on. In the distance, fences, an open field, and wooden houses can be seen. On the negative is written "49-74."

Men pushing wooden utility pole

Photograph showing three men rolling a wooden utility pole along other pieces of wood. Behind the group, a man in a hat and thick gloves points with his left hand. A utility truck with "PGE" written on the drivers side door is parked, with the driver looking out the open window. On the negative is written "49-93." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-30, PGE 49-31, PGE 49-32, and PGE 49-54).

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.

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