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Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

East Ankeny car barn

Photograph showing employees with street car in front of the East Ankeny car barn. Written on the building is “PRL & P Co.” (Portland Rail Light & Power Company). Several men sit on the roof of the train, while others line up in the windows and in front. A wooden water tower can be seen in the background. Photograph is a reproduction of a framed image (frame is clearly visible).

Night crew at Sellwood car barn

Photograph showing a night crew at the Sellwood car barn, with car #1093. The group is looking at the camera while standing in front of the train car. Two men stand on a step in the doorway, while others stand at ground level. All men are wearing work clothes, including either jackets or overalls.

Group with train car #1500

Photograph showing men and women with train car #1500. The train is on a hillside, and a small wooden platform is visible at the front. One man sits on the platform, while the others stand in a line behind him. A train conductor is visible on the right side of the train in a window. The women wear dresses and large hats.

Portrait of T. Frack

Full length portrait of T. Frack, wearing jacket and hat, with arms crossed. Written on the bottom of the photograph is “T. Frack, over 20 years ago.” The photograph is a reproduction of another image, with visible pins.

Group portrait of day force, cable railway employees

Photograph showing the entire day force for the cable railway in 1893. Men in suits and uniforms stand in front of a cable car with “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson, and Fifteenth” written on the side. Behind the cable car is a decorative wooden garage building. Along the bottom of the photograph, a typed caption reads “Entire day force of cable railway employees in 1893. John Cox, J.G. Mann, Dick Gregory are in the crowd.”

Portrait of G. Buchholz

Full length portrait of a man in uniform and hat. To the right of the photograph is written additional information, such as badge number, division and record. A caption under the portrait reads “G. Buchholz.” To the left is another description of another individual (F. Hammond) with incomplete portrait.

Portrait of B.W. Thomas

Full length portrait of B.W. Thomas in uniform and hat. To the right of the photograph is written additional information, such as badge number, division and record. To the left another unidentified employee can be seen in another portrait.

Portrait of R. Bartholemew

Full length portrait of a man in uniform. To the right of the photograph is written additional information, such as badge number, division and record. A caption under the portrait reads “R. Bartholemew.” To the left is another employee portrait of an unidentified man in the same uniform.

Portrait of A. Aiken

Full length portrait of a man wearing a uniform. To the right of the photograph is written additional information, such as badge number, division and record. A caption under the portrait reads “A. Aiken.” A small portion of another portrait be seen at the right side of the frame.

Portrait of T. Frack

Full length portrait of T. Frack wearing a uniform. To the right of the photograph is written additional information, such as badge number, division and record (incomplete). A caption under the portrait reads “T. Frack.” To the right, another portrait of an unidentified man can be seen.

Portrait of T. Frack

Full length portrait of a man wearing a uniform. To the right of the photograph is written additional information, such as badge number, division and record (incomplete). A caption under the portrait reads “W. Oldman.” To the right, another portrait of an unidentified man can be seen.

Portrait of Fred Cooper

Round portrait of the head and shoulders of a man with a mustache and uniform. Below the man is a caption that reads “40.” Other incomplete portraits are visible on the right and bottom of the frame. The same individual is photographed in PGE134-9.

Employee portraits

Round portrait of the head and shoulders of a man with a mustache and uniform. He is wearing a brimmed hat with “Conductor” written across the front. Two other men in uniforms can be seen at either sides, wearing similar hats without adornment.

C.F. Swigert

Full length portrait showing two men in suits with a wooden log. The man on the right is seated, while the left is standing and is partially obscured by a piece of paper with pins. Under the right individual a caption reads “C.F Swigart, date unknown.”

Employee portraits

Round portraits of the head and shoulders of men wearing uniforms. Each photograph is in a round frame. Below the man in the center of the frame is a caption that reads “20.” To the right of the central figure is an incomplete photograph of a trestle bridge.

Mt. Tabor waiting room at 69th Street

Group portrait showing men in front of a small wooden building. Several men sit or stand at ground level, while others are on a raised wooden porch. Some of the men are wearing uniforms. A caption reads “Mt. Tabor waiting room at 69th Street in 1892 – Andy Richmond, T. Frack, ‘Mike’ Brady, ‘Mike’ McNeary.’” At the bottom right of the photograph is written “Emery, Artist.” (Image note: negative is broken at lower right corner).

Employee portraits

Round portraits of the head and shoulders of men wearing uniforms. Each photograph is in a round frame. Below the man in the center of the frame is a caption that reads “30.” On the bottom right, a man is wearing a hat with “Conductor” embroidered on the front.

Employee portraits

Round portraits of the head and shoulders of men wearing uniforms. Each photograph is in a round frame. Below the man in the center of the frame is a caption that reads “18.” Embroidered on the front of his hat is “Conductor.”

Portrait of W. Traub

Full length portrait of W. Traub in uniform and hat. To the right of the photograph is written additional information, such as badge number, division and record. To the left additional information about another photographed individual can e seen (incomplete).

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