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Oak Grove project, trip to intake and Big Bottom

Photograph showing four seated men in a automobile, taken on a trip to the Big Bottom area. In the background is a sort road and a hill made up of dirt and rocks. Written on the negative is “E301.09-O-170.” (Image note: small area of discoloration visible at the far right edge of the negative. See related images PGE 16-131.2, PGE 16-131.3, PGE 16-131.4, PGE 16-131.5).

Station B

Photograph showing two men standing next to a 500V vertical railway generator at Station B in Oregon City. Both men are looking at the camera, and a stairway ladder between them leads to the top of the generator.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph taken from a high angle showing several men working with a truck and hoisting machine next to flowing water of the Willamette River. On the left side of the image, two men stand on a dock platform while one holds a wooden pole.

Station C

Photograph showing the interior of Station C in northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue. Large wheeled mechanisms are visible, and a man can be seen looking at the camera while sitting near the building wall.

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, interior construction

Photograph showing interior construction at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Several men look at the camera on the left and right sides of the frame. In the center, a piece of machinery is hand painted with “Portland General Electric, Portland, Or.” Another man stands on top of the unit.

Crowd sitting in bleachers

Photograph showing a crowd of spectators sitting in bleachers, potentially for a sporting event. A wooden overhang is over the seating area, and in front of the people is mesh fencing. A dirt field is visible in front of the fencing, extending toward the camera. On the negative is written "49-104." (Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-105, PGE 49-112 and 49-130).

Man speaking to group

Photograph showing a man speaking into a microphone while standing in front of a group of seated individuals. The room is wood paneled, and a roll-down screen can be screen can be seen next to the man. Written on the negative is "49-118." (Image note: see related image PGE 49-117).

People next to road

Photograph showing a group of men in suits, and one woman, standing next to a paved road. On the right and left sides of the image are visible automobiles, and a wooden building and trees and be seen in the background. On the negative is written "49-44."

Man speaking to seated group

Photograph showing a man in a suit standing at a table with other seated individuals. On the table, plates and ups are visible in front of the seated people, while other empty seating booths can be seen in the background. Floral curtains are above the windows in the background. On the negative is written "49-65." (Image note: see related image 49-133).

Portrait of Charles Cooper

Two portraits of the same man, taken twenty years apart. On the left portrait is the caption “Twenty years ago.” On the right, the man is older with the caption “today.” At the bottom of both images is written “Charles Cooper – Entered service of C. & S.Ry. April 12th, 1892 as first assistant engineer in power plant. At present in charge of station ‘E’ power station P.Ry.L & P.Co.”

Portrait of J.A Ryan

Two portraits of the same man, taken twenty years apart. On the left portrait is the caption “Twenty years ago.” On the right, the man is older with the caption “today.” At the bottom of both images is written “J.A. Ryan.”

Oak Grove project, group standing on pipe at lower portal of tunnel #2

Photograph showing a group of men standing on large pipes. The men at the right of the frame look towards the camera, and are wearing hats with suit vests or dress shirts. They are Clark, Franklin T. Griffith, Fuller, Caldwell, and Osborne. Four men can be seen on the left side of the frame with tools, leaning towards the pipe work. A tunnel entrance can be seen in the background.

Cazadero Dam, unit #3

Photograph of generator unit #3 at Cazadero Dam/Station G, taken two months after the 1908 accident due to equipment malfunction. On the front of the unit “General Electric Company” is written. A man stands on the left side of the frame with one hand on a wheel.

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