Jefferson County (Or.)

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Searchers lifting body of climber into truck at Olallie Lake, Oregon

Photograph showing searchers lifting the body of a climber into a truck at Olallie Lake, Oregon, on Saturday, September 9, 1933. Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas were killed in an accident while attempting to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. Searchers recovered their bodies and transported them 10 miles to Olallie Lake by pack horse. The Oregon Journal published a story about the recovery effort, along with related image Nos. 374N0486 and 3740491, on Sunday, September 10, 1933. Also see image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0485, and 374N0511.

Vincent, Ralph

Rex Wilson leading packhorses carrying bodies of climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant and John Thomas

Photograph showing Rex Wilson of the U. S. Forest Service riding at the front of a pack train carrying the bodies of Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas on Saturday, September 9, 1933, after searchers recovered their remains. The three men died in an accident during an attempt to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. Their bodies were transported 10 miles by pack train from the mountain to Olallie Lake. The Oregon Journal published a story about the recovery effort, along with related image Nos. 374N0486 and 3740491, on Sunday, September 10, 1933. Also see image Nos. 374N0484, 374N0485, and 374N0511. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Vincent, Ralph

Packhorses carrying bodies of climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant and John Thomas

Photograph showing searchers transporting the bodies of Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas by packhorse from Mount Jefferson to Olallie Lake on Saturday, September 9, 1933. Riding the horse at front is Rex Wilson of the U. S. Forest Service. The three climbers were killed in an accident while attempting to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. The Oregon Journal published a story about the effort to recover their bodies, along with related image Nos. 374N0486 and 3740491, on Sunday, September 10, 1933. Also see image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0484, and 374N0511.

Vincent, Ralph

Searchers lifting body of climber into truck at Olallie Lake, Oregon

Photograph showing searchers lifting the body of a climber into a truck at Olallie Lake, Oregon, on Saturday, September 9, 1933. Climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas were killed in an accident while attempting to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. Searchers recovered their bodies and transported them 10 miles to Olallie Lake by pack horse. A cropped version of this photograph was one of five, including image No. 374N0491, that were published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 10, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “Closing Scenes in the Tragedy Befalling Portlanders on Mt. Jefferson.” The photographs had the following caption: “Mount Jefferson, Olallie Lake and the wild region was the center of interest for almost a week during the hunt for Davis McCamant, Don Burkhart and John Thomas.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Putting a body in the Clackamas lake ranger station fire truck, which carried the victims to Wapinitia highway.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the recovery of the climbers’ remains. See related image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0484, 374N0485, and 374N0511.

Vincent, Ralph

Rex Wilson leading packhorses carrying bodies of climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant and John Thomas

Photograph showing Rex Wilson of the U. S. Forest Service riding at the front of a pack train carrying the bodies of Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas on Saturday, September 9, 1933, after searchers recovered their remains. The three men died in an accident during an attempt to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. Their bodies were transported 10 miles by pack train from the mountain to Olallie Lake. The Oregon Journal published a story about the recovery effort, along with related image Nos. 374N0486 and 3740491, on Sunday, September 10, 1933. Also see image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0484, and 374N0485.

Vincent, Ralph

Rex Wilson leading packhorses carrying bodies of climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant and John Thomas

Photograph showing Rex Wilson of the U. S. Forest Service riding at the front of a pack train carrying the bodies of Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas on Saturday, September 9, 1933, after searchers recovered their remains. The three men died in an accident during an attempt to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. A cropped version of this photograph was one of five, including image No. 374N0486, that were published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 10, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “Closing Scenes in the Tragedy Befalling Portlanders on Mt. Jefferson.” The photographs had the following caption: “Mount Jefferson, Olallie Lake and the wild region was the center of interest for almost a week during the hunt for Davis McCamant, Don Burkhart and John Thomas.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “The end of the Skyline trail—Rex Wilson, forest guard at Olallie lake, leading the pack horses which bore the bodies over the 10-mile trail to the road.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the recovery of the climbers’ remains. See related image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0484, 374N0485, and 374N0511.

Vincent, Ralph

Suttle Lake, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a dog on a boat ramp at Suttle Lake in Oregon. The dog looks toward a boat in the lake. Handwriting on negative reads, "Suttle Lake, Oregon. Christian S-167." Negative is damaged.

Christian (Photographer)

Crooked River Gorge, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a view of the Crooked River Gorge in Oregon. There is a large area of volcanic rocks. The Crooked River High Bridge is visible in the distance. Handwriting on negative reads, "Crooked River Gorge - Oregon. Christian S-283."

Christian (Photographer)

Suttle Lake, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing people recreating at Suttle Lake, Oregon. Some swim in the water; some sit on shore, and others stand or sit on a large pier that juts into the lake. Handwriting on negative reads, "Suttle Lake, Oregon. S169."

Crooked River Bridge, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Crooked River High Bridge spanning the Crooked River Gorge. The Crooked River flows through the bottom of the gorge. Handwriting on negative reads, "Crooked River Bridge - Oregon. Christian S-273."

Christian (Photographer)

Mt. Jefferson - Metolius River, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Metolius River winding through a field. The peak of Mount Jefferson is in the background. Clouds wrap around the lower part of the mountain. Handwriting on negative reads, "Mt. Jefferson - Metolius River - Oregon. Christian S-259."

Christian (Photographer)

Irrigation Canal - The Dalles-California Highway, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a bridge over an irrigation canal, with a view of snow-capped Mount Jefferson in the distance. Likely taken near Madras Oregon along The Dalles - California Highway (today known as Highway 97). Handwriting on negative reads, "Irrigation Canal - The Dalles-Calif. Hwy. Christian S-306."

Christian (Photographer)

Scenic view of Mount Hood and valley from Cove Palisades State Park

Photograph looking across a scenic open valley at Cove Palisades State Park. A river can be seen at the bottom of the valley (Deschutes or Crooked River), with rock formations. In the distance, Mount Hood can be seen on the horizon. A curving dirt road can be seen on a hillside below the cliffs at the right side of the frame.

View of valley and utility poles at Cove Palisades State Park

Photograph taken from the top of a flat mesa, looking down into the valley at Cove Palisades State Park. A dirt road and river can be seen at the bottom of the valley, with steep walls extending upwards on both sides. At the right side of the frame, several utility poles can be seen at the top of the valley side. Looking to the north, Mount Hood can be seen

River bend at Cove Palisades State Park

Photograph taken from a high angle and looking downward at a river (likely the Deschutes River or the Crooked River) at Cove Palisades State Park. Part of the water is in shade, and unidentified wooden structures can be seen at the edge of the water. (Image note: see related image PGE 59-240-35).

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