Photograph of a pole truck hauling wooden utility poles. One individuals sits in the driver seal of the vehicle, while another sits on top of the logs at the back. Two wooden houses are next to the street, behind which an open work yard can be seen. Likely located in Portland.
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).
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.
Photograph showing a man working with a truck and hoisting machine on top of a wooden dam structure. The man stands next to the truck. Water is visible at the base of wooden stucture, which appears to be filled with rocks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photograph showing a group of suited men sitting at a long table. In front of the individuals are table settings, as well as printed pieces of paper. Most of the men are looking at the camera. On the negative is written "49-103."
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).
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).
Photograph showing a group of women seated at a long dining table, set up in an office space with a blackboard. The group is looking at the camera, and in front of each person is a plate setting with food. Written on the negative is "49-314."
Photograph showing a smiling Mabel P. Maxwell surrounded by coworkers at a party. Wrapped gifts and paper can be seen on the table in front of her. Written on the negative is "49-331." (Image note: see related images 49-329, 49-330, 49-332).
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."
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).
Photograph of a man in a suit facing towards a switch box while holding a lever. He is looking towards the box, and is standing on the raised bed of a truck. Behind the man is a wooden utility pole. Written on the negative is "50-422." (Image note: see related image PGE 50-423).
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.”
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.”
Photograph showing a group of men from the Underground Department facing the camera. Individuals in the first two rows are kneeling, while the other behind are standing. Many of the men are wearing overalls or patterned flannel shirts.
Photographs showing six works in tunnel at Oak Grove. One man looks at the camera, while another uses a pick ax to examine a white vein in the rock wall. The four men at the top of the frame stand on temporary scaffolding.
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.
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.