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 snow and ice on several damaged utility poles and electric lines, with a wooden building visible in the background. Tangled electric lines can be seen trailing towards the ground on the right side of the image.
Photograph showing a Grand Avenue with a layer of snow and ice. Damaged utility poles and electric lines can be seen on the ground near the center of the frame. A truck and a group of people are gathered around the damaged pole, with other people visible further down the street. Above, numerous overlapping electric lines can be seen.
Photograph showing a Grand Avenue with a layer of snow and ice. Damaged utility poles and electric lines can be seen on the ground, with a truck and group of people behind. Above the street, numerous layers of electric lines are visible.
Photograph taken from a high angle showing the penstocks at the Little Sandy Dam. In the distance, numerous utility poles and electric lines are visible. Construction debris litters the ground throughout the image. Written on the negative is “0346.”
Photograph taken from a distance, showing the completed smokestack of Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). The large stack can be seen in the middle of the frame, next to a smaller wooden building. Several other stacks and utility poles can be seen in the distance.
Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a Portland General Electric utility truck, with a man in the drivers seat. Attached to the back of the vehicle is a raised pulley system, possibly for use with utility poles. In the background, a forested hillside is visible (Image note: see related images PGE 49-31, PGE 49-32, PGE 49-54, and PGE 49-93).
Photograph showing the front of a likely Portland General Electric field office building. In front of the building is a street with parked automobiles, and other businesses can be seen to either side. In the distance, two men can be seen at the top of a tall utility pole. (Image note: see likely related image PGE 49-305).
Photograph showing a street in Amity, Oregon (now Oregon 99 West, looking north), with trees being cut along the side of a paved road. In the distance, wood and brick buildings can be seen, with written signs for "Amity Food Market" and "Texaco Gas." Next to one of the cut trees, a laborer and a man in a suit can be seen looking at the camera, and another man can be seen in the far tree. On the negative is written "49-44."
Photograph showing a street in Amity, Oregon (now Oregon 99 West, looking north), with trees being cut along the side of a paved road. In the distance, wood and brick buildings can be seen, with a written sign for "Amity Food Market." Two men can be seen in the tree. On the negative is written "49-83."
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).
Photograph showing a street with snow and ice. A man stands next to the road pointing towards electric lines next to snow-laden trees. In the distance is a vehicle driving on the road, away from the camera. "50-346."
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).
Photograph showing a man in overalls working on a leaning wooden utility pole. He is facing towards the pole, and is holding the handle of a tool which is attached to the base of the wood, which is sitting above a hole. The pole appears to be connected to a pole utility truck visible on the left side of the frame. On the negative is written "50-429."
Photograph taken from a side angle showing a pole truck with an attached platform holding a lineman. The man is looking up towards a utility pole to his right. At the base of the pole, a child holding a bicycle and facing towards the camera can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-473."
Photograph showing an unidentified snow-covered street in a residential area. The street makes a U-shaped curve going uphill. Utility poles, trees, and other plantings border the street in the center of the U. Houses are partially visible in the background. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N5866 and 371N5868. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.
Photograph showing two linemen working at the top of a wooden utility pole. They are both attached to the pole via harnesses and belts, and are facing towards the pole. The man on the right is leaning down towards an electric line and has a cigarette in his mouth. Written on the negative is "51-685."
Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a lineman at the top of a utility pole with a hard hat, harness, and tools. He is facing towards the pole, has a cigarette in his mouth, and is using a screwdriver in his right hand. Trees and a building can be seen in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."
Photograph showing the north side of Northeast Glisan Street looking towards Northeast 43rd Avenue. Two utility workers install a light at the top of a wooden utility pole, while a group of people watch from the ground. Houses, automobiles and other utility poles and electric lies can be seen in the frame.
Photograph showing a man using a clawed tool to adjust the base of a wooden utility pole. He is facing towards the pole, and is slightly bent at the waist as he holds the handle of the tool. Behind him is an open area of grass and trees. Written on the negative is "50-484."
Photograph looking uphill, showing two linemen on a utility pole at the left side of the frame. The top portion of Mt. Hood can be seen on the right, visible above the trees. Snow is visible on the ground, trees, and the mountain. Written on the negative is "57-320."
Photograph looking upstream, below proposed upper dam site at Cazadero Dam/Station G. A railroad track and flume can be seen running into the distance around a hillside, and two possible construction vehicles are visible. The river can be seen on the left side of the frame.
Photograph showing an industrial area with buildings, trains, and electric lines. In the middle of the frame, a dirt road can be seen curving to the right around a large pile of dirt. The utility poles feature multi-tier electric lines throughout the frame. Written on the negative is "50-507."
Photograph showing street with utility poles and workers. Rolls of cable can be seen on wheeled trailers, with other cable attached to the top of a utility pole visible at the center of the frame. Houses and open field at can seen at either side of the street. On a sign next to the street is "Enquist Way." Written on the negative is "51-782." (Image note: see related image PGE 51-783).