Street scene photograph taken at night during the Portland Rose Festival from a high vantage point from the Electric Building at 621 SW Alder Street, looking south. Street cars and automobiles are visible on the street. Signs for “Baker Theater,” “Hippodrome” and “Hotel Stewart” are visible.
Street scene photograph taken during the Portland Rose Festival from street level, looking north on SW Broadway from SW Salmon Street. In the distance, the Journal Building (now Jackson Tower) is visible on the right side of the street. Several signs are strung over the street, including for the “Orpheum Vaudeville,” “Hippodrome,” “Baker Theater,” and “Liberty Theater.” Automobiles line both sides of the street, and two street cars can be seen in the distance.
Street scene photograph taken during the Portland Rose Festival from a high vantage point from the Electric Building at 621 SW Alder Street, looking north. Street cars and automobiles are visible on the street. Signs for “Western Union Theater,” “Liberty Theater,” and “Bronson’s” are visible. Evergreen boughs are strung between streetlights, and two American flags hang at the front of the frame.
Photograph showing cable car function at Jefferson and Chapman. Three cable cars and numerous individuals are visible. In the background, several wooden houses can be seen. On the front of the center car is written “Portland Heights” and on the side of the rightmost train “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson, and Chapman.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Junction Pt. At Chapman and Jefferson 15 years ago – All cable cars.”
Photograph showing buildings and electric Carnation Milk sign, likely taken near SW 6th Ave and SW Pine St. A building with “Stubbs Electric Company” written on the front can be seen to the left. The large electrified sign is mounted on a large stone building.
Photograph taken at night of a Christmas tree near SW 6th Ave. and SW Morrison St. The YMCA Building is visible to the right side of the street (SW 6th Ave and SW Taylor St), and a wooden building is visible on the left.
Photograph showing the Electric Building at 621 SW Alder Street. A caption at the bottom of the photo reads “Electric Building, corner of Broadway and Alder). A woman in a dress stands in the street to the right of the building. The top of the Oregonian building can be seen in the background.
Photograph taken at night showing electric lights at the corner of SW 6th Ave. and SW. Morrison St. The Northwestern National Bank Building can be seen on the left, and the Meier & Frank Building on the right.
Photograph looking northeast near the intersection of NE Knott Street and NE Rodney Avenue, showing an electrical substation building with electrical infrastructure. In the background, the Eliot School building is visible at the left side of the frame. On the negative is written "49-148."
Exterior photograph of brick building with multiple white doors. On the left is a paved street lined with power lines and poles, with two automobiles in the distance. An empty grass field is seen in front of the building doors.
Photograph showing horse cars on the corner of Grand Avenue and East Morrison Street in East Portland. A wooden building can be seen on the corner, with other building visible behind. Two horse-drawn street cars can be seen at either sides of the frame, and three other horse-drawn carts with riders are visible near the center. Several men stand at the entrance to the building on the corner, looking at the camera. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Horse car-line on Grand Ave and E. Morrison.” On the photo frame “Eastman, photo” is written.
Photograph of the Portland Ice Hippodrome (later known as the Marshall Ice Arena) at NW 20th Ave. and NW Marshall St. Taken from an angle and across a street, street car tracks cross the front of the frame and a fenced field can be seen on the right. Several automobiles are parked in front of the building. Written on a sign in the window is “V.J. Carlson General Contractor.”
Photograph of freight office and yard showing multiple industrial wooden buildings, a train, and a horse-drawn wagon. Railroad tracks pass in front of the buildings, and wooded hills can be seen in the distance. An automobile can be seen parked on the right side of the fright office building.
Photograph of freight office and yard showing multiple industrial wooden buildings and railroad tracks. At the top of the freight building “Portland Railway, Light & Power Co.” is written. A large number of electric lines are seen throughout the frame.
Street view of Piedmont car barn building, showing two individuals in suits standing in front. A packed dirt street runs in front of the building, with a white wooden building seen on the right side. Numerous wooden poles and power lines can be seen throughout the image, as well as a wooden water tower in the distance.