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Young men on Portland Limited train car

Photograph of eight unidentified young men standing on the platform at the end of a Portland Limited train car at Union Station. The young man fourth from left is holding a bouquet of flowers. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the the negative.

Train at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing railroad tracks, the depot, and an oncoming train at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The view is toward the northwest. The number 1999 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 372A1196.

Trains at Union Station, Portland

Photograph, taken from track level, showing the depot, railroad tracks, and trains at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The number 1998 is written on the negative and is partially visible at upper right. See related image No. 372A1195.

Exhibitors on train arriving at livestock show

Photograph of exhibitors and their families standing on the rear platform of a train car as the train arrives in Portland for the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition. On the right side of the image, an unidentified man is standing on the platform, looking into the car. The train carried passengers and livestock from eastern and midwestern states. Also see image Nos. 374N861, 374N0862, and 374N0865.

Exhibitors on train arriving at livestock show

Photograph of exhibitors and their families standing on the rear platform of a train car as the train arrives in Portland for the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition. A small crowd is gathered on the platform next to the train The train carried passengers and livestock from eastern and midwestern states. Also see image Nos. 374N0856, 374N0862, and 374N0865.

Exhibitors on train arriving at livestock show

Photograph of exhibitors and their families standing on the rear platform of a train car as the train arrives in Portland for the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition. The train carried passengers and livestock from eastern and midwestern states. Also see image Nos. 374N0856, 374N0861, and 374N0862.

Visitors arriving at livestock show?

Photograph of five unidentified people standing on the rear platform of a train car, possibly arriving at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. Also see image No. 374N0912. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Horses being unloaded from train car

Photograph of horses walking out of a train car and down a wooden ramp. A small group of people is standing on the train platform, watching the horses. The photograph was probably taken at the site of the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland as the horses arrived for the show.

Man unloading horse from train car

Photograph of a horse in the doorway of a train car and an unidentified man on the train platform holding the horse’s lead rope. The photograph was likely taken as the horse was being unloaded after arriving for the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

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

G.O.P. train

A “G.O.P.” train, likely photographed at a station in Portland, Oregon. Three men in suits stand in a doorway of the train, above two others standing on the ground next to the track (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Train barn at North Killingsworth Street and North Mississippi Avenue

A brick train and bus barn at North Killingsworth Street and North Mississippi Avenue. Numbers have been placed on the brick facade over bays, many of which hold a train or bus. At the ride side of the frame is a man using a hose to clean a train with a sign for “Broadway” on the front. Train tracks pass the front of the building (negative 13 of 14). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Albina and Killingsworth Streets.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Southern Pacific Lines train near Southeast Grand Avenue

A train with attached cars for Southern Pacific Lines, near Southeast Grand Avenue. Men can be seen standing around the train, which appears to be at a railroad crossing. To the right of the train is a sign for Gresham. A raised bridge in the background is like SE Grand Avenue (negative 5 of 15). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Grand Avenue.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Train wreck near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue

Photograph showing men seated on pieces of metal debris, at the site of a train wreck near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue in Portland. Two of the men are wearing metal helmets and dirty work-wear, with the third wearing a hat and leather jacket (negative 1 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Train wreck near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue

Photograph showing a wrecked train, on its side, near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue in Portland. Boxes and cans have spilled onto the ground, a the train appears to be on its side. Two police officers stand amid the debris looking towards a train car (negative 10 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Train wreck near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue

Photograph showing people gathered next to a wrecked train, near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue in Portland. The train cars appear to be on their sides, with people climbing on the top. On the right side of the frame is a man in a long jacket and police (?) uniform (negative 2 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Train wreck near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue

Photograph showing people gathered around a wrecked train, near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue in Portland. Several people are digging with shovels, while others stand behind and watch. On the right side of the frame is a train on its side (negative 5 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Train wreck near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue

Photograph showing a derailed train, near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue in Portland. A light on a stand is set up next to the train tracks. Several men are standing near the tracks and looking towards the train debris (negative 6 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Steam engine at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation

A man waves from a window of a small steam engine, likely at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. The track runs along the side of a wooden warehouse building (negative 9 of 11). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - Marine Electric Company, Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Women workers at Pullman Company’s car cleaning station at Guild’s lake, Portland

Women workers moving cargo at the Pullman Company’s car cleaning station at Guild’s Lake near Portland. A wooden cart hold filled cloth sacks, which are being moved from a train car. From left to right: Mrs. Marion De Bruyn, Mrs. Emma Kuhr, Mrs. Lillian R. McAfee, and Mrs. Mattye Perkins. Joe Greblo, foreman, is assisting. This photograph was published on page 4 of the Oregon Journal’s “Picture Parade” section on Sunday, June 6, 1943 (negative 3 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Thelma Noyes and Delcie Harper polishing railroad train at Southern Pacific shops, Portland

Thelma Noyes and Delcie Harper stand on a railroad engine at the Southern Pacific shops in Portland. One woman is standing towards the front, shining numbers, while the other reaches towards the top. This photograph was published on page 4 of the Oregon Journal’s “Picture Parade” section on Sunday, June 6, 1943 (negative 4 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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