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Group watching workers installing 2000th Portland streetlight, at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing a group of people standing on a sidewalk while watching utility workers install a street light at the top of a utility pole. Several individuals in the group are looking upward, while others look towards an adolescent walking a bike on the sidewalk. Houses can be seen in the background (north side of Northeast Glisan Street looking towards Northeast 41st Avenue).

Group with 2000th Portland streetlight, before placement at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing a group of people standing with a streetlight, which has been placed on top of a cardboard box. The top of the light is open, with the reflective inner coating visible, while two individuals in the group hold the unit with their hands. Other boxes can be seen stacked in the background. Written on the box is "Ovalite Mercury Vapor Luminaire" and "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis, USA."

Men with boxes of streetlights, before placement of 2000th streetlight at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing two men standing in a doorway with two boxes of streetlights. The man on the left faces towards the camera, while the other looks toward the left side of the frame. Behind them are other boxes at the top of a ramp. "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis. USA" is written on the boxes.

Night view, Broadway

Photograph taken at night, looking south on SW Broadway taken near the intersection with SW Taylor St. Electric lights and signs line the street, with street car tracks and parked automobiles. A large lighted sign is strung across the street with “Hotel Oregon” written.

Street lighting at night

Photograph taken at night showing street lighting. Train cars can be seen on the left side of the image, while businesses line the street on the right. Signs for "Tualatin Shake Shop," and "Hanegan's Service." Automobiles are parked along the right side of the street. Written on the negative is "50-448."

Utility workers installing 2000th Portland streetlight, at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

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.