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Portland Cable Railway, Portland Heights trestle

Photograph showing a trestle cable car from the Portland Cable Railway. A large trestle is seen on a steep hillside, with wooden houses in the foreground. Two cars can be seen on the wooden structure. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen in the frame), with caption “Scene from the cable RY. trestle on Portland Heights 1892.”

Portland Cable Railway, Portland Heights

Photograph showing people standing in front of a Portland Cable Railway car, with “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson and Fifteenth St”written on the side. A child is visible on the right side of the image, and two men in conductor uniforms are in the center. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen in the frame), with caption “ A cable car scene taken on Portland Heights. J.G. Mann in his palmy days.”

Electrical substation at Eliot School

Photograph looking northeast near the intersection of NE Knott Street and NE Rodney Avenue, showing an electrical substation building with electrical infrastructure. In the background, the Eliot School building is visible at the left side of the frame. On the negative is written "49-148."

Group standing in front of map

Photograph showing two men in suits and two women in work attire standing in front of a large wall-mounted map of Portland. All the individuals face the camera, and appear to be standing in an office. Written on the negative is "50-443." (Image note: see related image PGE 50-445).

Street lighting at night

Photograph taken at night showing street lighting. Train cars can be seen on the left side of the image, while businesses line the street on the right. Signs for "Tualatin Shake Shop," and "Hanegan's Service." Automobiles are parked along the right side of the street. Written on the negative is "50-448."

Man cutting cake

Photograph showing a man in a suit and two women looking at the camera while standing next to a table. In front of the man is a cake in the shape of a book, which he is cutting with a knife. In the background, other individuals look towards the man cutting the cake. Written on the negative is "50-465." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-457, PGE 50-459).

Man speaking to seated audience

Photograph showing a man in a suit speaking in a microphone to a group of seated individuals. Next to the speaker is a table with a typewriter and case, and behind him is a table with a table cloth and plate. Written on the negative is "50-457." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-456, PGE 50-459).

Seated audience

Photograph showing a group of seated people facing forward and looking towards the camera. In the foreground is a table with tablecloth and food. (Image note: see related images PGE 50-456, PGE 50-457).

Expectant father with coworkers

Photograph showing a man with a cigar and baby bib seated in front of three female coworkers, all of which are looking towards the camera. Hanging over the group is a paper sign with a stork and "Congratulations Pop" message. Written on the negative is "50-460."

Willamette river boat

Photograph looking towards to the west, showing a barge and tug boat on the Willamette River. The Hawthorne Bridge is visible to the right, and numerous buildings along the waterfront can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-471."

Elephant parade float

Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a parade float in the shape of an elephant with a raised trunk. It is completely made of flowers, and includes a smaller elephant on the left side of the frame. In front of the flat, a man in a suit is faced away from the camera. Written on the negative is "50-495." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph taken at Multnomah Stadium (now Providence Park) showing a young woman in a bathing suit posing on the raised trunk of an elephant parade float during the 1950 Portland Rose Festival. The float is made up of flowers and includes a sign with the number "33." In the background is another float in the shape of a horse and chariot, with "Sears Roebuck and Co." written in flowers. Written on the negative is "50-500." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-501).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float at the 1950 Portland Rose Festival receiving a ribbon prize from a man reaching up from the ground. The woman is wearing a bathing suit and is looking down towards the man. In the background, the seating for Multnomah Stadium can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-501." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float from the 1950 Portland Rose Festival holding a ribbon award and looking at the camera. The float is made entirely from flowers. (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501, PGE 50-502.3).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float from the 1950 Portland Rose Festival holding a ribbon award and looking at the camera. The float is made entirely from flowers. (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501, PGE 50-502.2).

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."

People at outdoor company event

Photograph showing people at an outdoor event with a covered picnic area and seated audience. In the center of the frame are two men in casual shirts holding pieces of paper. Next to the men on the table are cardboard boxes with "General Electric" and "Dulane the Original Frynuts" written on the sides. Written on the negative is "50-600."

Crowd at outdoor company event, with drink stand

Photograph showing a crowd of people standing next to a "B-1 Lemon-Lime Soda" soda stand with ice. Behind a man with a hat are several wooden crates with empty soda bottles, also with "B-1 Lemon-Lime Soda" painted on the side. Also visible is what appears to be an insulated box with "Damascus Milk Co." written on the side. Written on the negative is "50-612."

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