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Oaks Park ticket office

Photograph of the Oaks Park ticket office, a long wooden building with a slatted fence at the front. Tow ticket windows are visible, with “pay car fare here” written on signs. A large wooden promenade is at the front of the building, extending towards the photographer. Three decorative tree-shape electric lights are visible.

Piedmont car barns at North Killingsworth Street and North Mississippi Avenue

Street view of Piedmont car barn building at North Killingsworth Street and North Mississippi Avenue, showing two individuals in suits standing in front. A packed dirt street runs in front of the building, with a white wooden building seen on the right side. Numerous wooden poles and power lines can be seen throughout the image, as well as a wooden water tower in the distance.

Observation train car

Photograph of a sightseeing car seen on a city street. On the car is written “Observation car ‘Seeing Portland’” and “Daily Washington and Fifth Streets.” On the right side of the image, a lighted sign for Hotel Del Majo can be seen.

Trolley and tracks with Sellwood car

Street scene with train and pedestrians. Signage on the train indicates “Sellwood” “East Moreland and Reed College” and a bridge appears in the background (potentially Hawthorne Bridge). Storefronts for business as hotels visible, such as “Hotel Wyoming” and “Palace Laundry”.

Eastwood Station

Photograph of Eastwood Station, Mt. Hood Division, Baseline Road. A train track crosses a road, with a small wooden building on the ride side with “Eastwood” sign. A vehicle can be seen in the distance driving towards the camera.

Flooding at Union Station, Vanport Flood

Photograph of flooding at Union Station in Portland, Oregon during the Vanport Flood, 1948. Handwritten note on back reads, "Jerry," indicating this was likely taken by Jerry Jiro Yasutome when he was a student at the Northwest School of Photography.

Yasutome, Jerry Jiro, 1919-1994

Oregon Electric Railway Train in Multnomah, Oregon

Photograph of an Oregon Electric Railway train passing through the community of Multnomah, Oregon. On the left, a girl sits on a bench outside a building with a sign that reads, "Postal Telegraph Office Cablegrams." A man stands on a crossing on the railroad tracks, looking away from the camera. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Multnomah, Ore, 1914, OE Ry."

Pre-Christmas crowd at Union Station, Portland

A crowd of people at Union Station in Portland, taken the day before Christmas. Three doorways at the far side of the room read “To Trains” as people busily hurry around the room (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Railroad workers on Southeast Grand Avenue

Railroad workers gathered at a train track near SE Grand Avenue, and likely SE Division Street. The men appear to be working on the train tracks, next to a “Caution Men” sign over the roadway. In the distance is a raised bridge with a stone railing and street lights (SE Grand Avenue?). On the left side of the frame is a deteriorated industrial building (negative 9 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 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

Flood water in Johnson Creek area, Portland

People with a boat next to a train track during a flood in the Johnson Creek area of Portland. A man with a suitcase can be seen sitting in the boat. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, January 7, 1947 (negative 7 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"O.9. Tooth Bridge and Eagle Creek Crossing, Cascades."

View of the Tooth Bridge, part of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.'s Oregon Portage Railroad in the Columbia River Gorge. The bridge crosses Eagle Creek in the distance. The calm waters of the Columbia River Channel reflect surrounding trees. Loose duplicate plate in 5/2. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Portland Zoo Railway Station at the 1959 Oregon Centennial Exposition

Photograph of the Portland Zoo Railway station at the 1959 Oregon Centennial Exposition grounds in North Portland. Today, this is the site of the Portland Expo Center. A sign on top the building reads "Oregon Railroads" and there are smaller signs for Spokane, Portland & Seattle Ry., Northern Pacific Railway, Union Pacific Railroad and other rail lines. A small portion of the Zooliner train is visible on the left. The Oregon state flag flies above the building.

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.

Verso of, “Residence of Jo.Bailey, Esq., O.R.R. Cascades.” (Stereograph 1295)

Duplicate of Stereograph 1295, on a different mount. Stereograph view of the home of Joseph Bailey, superintendent of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad and sawmill, at Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge, 1867. The man in the black jacket, hat, and white shirt on the railroad bridge is Joseph Bailey. John Stevenson is sitting on the mule-drawn cart with another unidentified man.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

“D.117. From Rooster Rock to Oneonta Falls. Bridal Veil Bluff, looking West.”

View of Bridal Veil Bluff covered in snow during the winter storm of 188401885. There is an unidentified many standing in front of a cabin in the foreground and a train in the background on the right half of the image. This plate is part of an album of Watkin’s New Series photographs originally owned by Charles H. Prescott, manager of the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

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