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Cable crossing barge and tug boat

Photograph showing workers on a barge standing in front of two large spools of cable. The cable can be seen extending into the water while the workers look on. In the background is a crane and a building on the barge with "Willamette Tug & Barge Co" written on it. Likely the Willamette River. (Image note: unidentified location, possibly Oregon City).

Large spool of cable on Willamette River barge

Photograph showing workers with a large spool on cable, which is attached to a steel cable extending towards the top of the frame. The spool is on a barge, which is likely on the Willamette River, with an industrial area and forested hills visible along the shoreline. Written on the negative is "50-642." (Image note: unidentified location, possibly Oregon City area).

Cable crossing barge and tug boat

Photograph taken from a high side angle, showing a low barge with a crane, large spools of cable, and people. On the Right side of the frame, a tug boat can be seen behind the barge. On a sign next to the cable is written "Cable Crossing 13,000 Volts PGE Co" and "13,000 Volt Submarine Cable Okonite." Also visible is a "Willamette Tug & Barge Co" sign. In the background are forested hills, with some buildings, with an industrial area visible near the shore. Visible body of water is likely the Willamette River. Written on the negative is "50-645." (Image note: unidentified location, possibly Oregon City).

Linemen working on utility pole

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."

Utility line work along street

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).

Utility line worker with rolls of cable

Photograph showing a man standing behind a cart with large rolls of electrical cable. The man is leaning on a piece of wooden board and looking towards the cable roll, from which the line is being unrolled. In the background is a house. Written on the negative is "51-783." (Image note: see related image PGE 51-782).

Line Department, linemen working on utility pole

Photograph showing two linemen working on a wooden utility pole, with harnesses, buckets and tools. The man closest to the camera is facing towards the pole and looking down towards the ground. Another lineman is visible in the background, also on a wooden utility pole. Electric lines and utility poles are visible throughout the image, with houses and trees in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."

Line Department, lineman on utility pole

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."

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.

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).

Portland General Electric linemen and woman outside Timberline Lodge

Photograph looking downhill, showing two men in hardhats and a woman standing in the snow. In the distance, the top of the Timberline Lodge is visible, including a decorative weather vane with the Timberline Lodge logo. Next to the three individuals is a ski lift with a wooden stairway and small building. Written on the negative is "57-320."

Portland General Electric linemen and woman outside Timberline Lodge

Photograph looking downhill, showing two men in hardhats and a woman in the snow. One of the men is seated with the woman in the snow, attaching snow shoes to her feet, while she turns and looks at the camera. The other two men can be seen downhill walking towards the Timberline Lodge, which is visible in the distance. A decorative weather vane can be seen on top of the building, and a ski lift and wooden platform are on the right side of the frame. Written on the negative is "57-320."

Portland General Electric linemen on utility pole in front of Mt. Jefferson

Photograph looking downhill, showing two linemen at the top of a utility pole with Mt. Jefferson visible in the distance. Snow can be seen on the ground, trees, and mountains throughout the frame. A utility pole and electric line are at the right side of the frame. Likely taken near Timberline Lodge. Written on the negative is "57-320." (Image note: see related image PGE 57-320-15).

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man standing on the back of a pole auger truck, with another man standing in dense foliage behind the vehicle. The man on the bed of the vehicle is leaning down towards a set of levers, which is next to a upright pole structure.

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man seated on the back of a pole auger truck. He is looking down towards his left while using a series of levers to control the auger attached to the back of the vehicle.

Underground derrick truck on street

Photograph showing a man standing on top of an pole derrick truck used for underground work. He is facing forward and looking at the camera with both hands on levers. Next to him is a metal arm attached to the truck, with a hook and pulley at the end. In the background is SW 5th Avenue, looking south towards SW Stark Street. The J.K. Gill Building can be seen on the left (corner of SW 5th Avenue and SW Stark Street), as well as the Yeon Building (522 SW 5th Avenue).