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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.

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.

Car #1359

Photograph of train car #1359, Standard Gauge Paye Motor Car, partway under a building facade. Multiple electric lines pass overhead. “Sellwood” is displayed at front of train.

Mount Tabor Railway

Photograph showing a group of people posing with four railroad trains. All the individuals are looking at the camera, and a train garage building can be seen in the background. On the left side of the image, a man holds a baby in front of the train with “4” painted on. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame).

Train #1404

Photograph showing train #1404, parked on tracks. On the side of the train is written “The Portland Railway Light & Power Co.” Stacks of pipes can be seen in the background on the left side of the frame.

Train on Steel Bridge, Vanport Flood

Photograph of a train crossing the Steel Bridge over the flooded water of the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon during the Vanport Flood. The high water touches the bottom of the bridge. Handwritten note on back indicates this was taken May 30, 1948. Taken by an unidentified student at the Northwest School of Photography.

Freight and Astoria passenger train collision at Willbridge station

A wreck scene after a collision between a freight and passenger train on the S.P. & S railroad in Portland, at Willbridge. A crowd of people stand next to a damaged steam engine, that has fallen to one side of the train track. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Monday, June 11, 1945 (negative 1 of 10).

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

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

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.

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.

Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood

A postcard of rising flood water around Union Station during the Vanport flood. Several unidentified people working to fill sandbags are visible at the front of the building. A crowd of onlookers observe the flood waters from the railing of the Steel Bridge. The image caption reads, "Flood Waters Union Station " Portland, Ore. Christian V-12."

Industrial yard with electric lines

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."

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 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

Millen Van Hoogstraaten Poses with Empire Builder

Photograph of Millen Van Hoogstraaten, conductor for the Portland Symphony Orchestra, standing on the ground next to an Empire Builder train. He rests his elbow on the back of the train next to a sign that reads, "Great Northern Empire Builder." He wears a trench coat and looks at the camera. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Millen Van Hoogstraaten, 1929." Stamp on the back for L.C. Jones, Photographic Laboratory.

Jones, L. C. (Portland, Or.)

Freedom Train visiting Portland

The Freedom Train, holding historic United States documents, rounds a bend at Willbridge Station as it arrives in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, April 1, 1948 (negative 1 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Freedom Train visiting Portland

The back end of the Freedom Train, holding historic United States documents, during its visit to Portland. People can be seen at the back of the train, which is traveling along a track at the base of a wooded hillside. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, April 1, 1948 (negative 10 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Freedom Train visiting Portland

The Freedom Train, holding historic United States documents, in downtown Portland at N.W. Broadway and N.W. Hoyt Street. A crowd of people can be seen lining up to visit the train, which has “Spirit of 1776” painted across its side. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, April 1, 1948 (negative 8 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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