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Mount Tabor Villa broadside

  • Coll 101
  • Collection
  • 1889

Advertising broadside for the Mount Tabor Villa subdivision of Portland, Oregon, sold by the Hart-Royal Company, including a colored plat map. Mount Tabor Villa is today part of the Montavilla neighborhood.

A. Anderson & Co. Lithography (Portland, Or.)

Washington Operations

A map of Spruce Production Division operations in Washington. Transcription from slide: “Map No. 1, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 1 1 & 2. Railroads No. 1 & 2 control timbered area covering 402 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 987,309,000, Cedar - 543,164,000, Fir - 2,393,502,000, Hemlock - 2,813,264,000. Map No. 2, Enlarged Scale Map Of Western Portion Of Map No. 1. Map No. 3, Showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 3. Railroad No. 3 controls timbered area covering 63 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 234,065,000, Cedar - 164,196,000, Fir - 341,933,000, Hemlock - 397,158,000. Map No. 4, Showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 4, Railroad No. 4 controls timbered area covering 46 square miles containing timber as follows: Spruce - 94,518,000, Cedar - 295,054,000, Fir - 4,115,000, Hemlock - 123,119,000. Map No. 5, Showing S. P. D. Railways No. 5, 6, & 7. Railroad No. 5 controls timbered area covering 48 square miles, containing timber as followss: Spruce - 95,570,000, Cedar - 79,712,000, Fir - 228,015,000, Hemlock - 138,980,000. Railroad No. 6 controls timbered area covering 6 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 30,447,000, Cedar - 27,897,000, Fir -, Hemlock - 26,875,000. Railroad No. 7, controls timbered area covering 38 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 85,537,000, Cedar - 74,551,000, Fir - 30,761,000, Hemlock - 105,208,000.”

United States. War Department. Spruce Production Division

Oregon Operations

A map of Spruce Production Division operations in Oregon. Transcription from slide: “Map No. 6, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 8 & 9. Railroads No. 8 & 9 control timbered area covering 37 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 100,692,000, Cedar - 1,783,000, Fir - 187,720,000, Hemlock - 203,243,000. Map No. 7, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 10 & 11. Railroad No. 10 controls timbered area covering 28 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 82,137,000, Cedar - 5,924,000, Fir - 187,720,000, Hemlock - 203,243,000. Map No. 7, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 10 & 11. Railroad No. 10 controls timbered area covering 28 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 82,137,000, Cedar - 5,924,000, Fir - 375,318,000, Hemlock - 119,000. Railroad No. 11 controls timbered area covering 63 square miles containing timber as follows: Spruce - 604,383,000, Cedar - 31,873,000, Fir - 621,419,000, Hemlock - 136,958,000. Map No. 8, showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 12, showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 12. Railroad No. 12 controls timbered area covering 21 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 253,765,000, Cedar - 15,116,000, Fir - 316,745,000, Hemlock - 200,476,000. Map No. 9, showing S.P.D. Railroad No. 13. Railroad No. 13 controls timbered area covering 23 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 171,860,000, Cedar - 48,055,000, Fir - 37,920,000, Hemlock - 27,395,000.”

United States. War Department. Spruce Production Division

Mount Tabor Villa broadside

The front side of a broadside produced for the Hart-Royal Co. advertising plots of land for sale in Mount Tabor Villa. The neighborhood is part of today’s Montavilla neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. The broadside includes a birds-eye view map, a plat map of available plots for purchase, and a map of Portland showing the neighborhood in relation to the rest of the city.

A. Anderson & Co. Lithography (Portland, Or.)

OHS Maps Collection

  • OHS Maps
  • Collection
  • 1500 - ?

The OHS Maps Collection contains over 25,000 maps that focus on Western exploration and the Oregon Territory. Available types of maps include those of the Oregon Territory, the state, cities and counties, and special subjects such as mining, forestry, railroads, coasts and rivers, soils, farmlands, land claims, Native Americans and explorations.

Oregon Skyline Trail : Mt. Hood to Crater Lake, 1925

United States Forest Service map of the Oregon Skyline Trail from Mt. Hood to Crater Lake. The map is divided into three segments on a single sheet. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes "Table of distances between camping places." Verso includes photographs and a textual guide to hiking the Skyline Trail.

United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region

Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon Territory, 1841

A map of the mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon Territory as surveyed by the United States Exploring Expedition in 1841 under commander Charles Wilkes. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inset details soundings of the Bar of Columbia River. Item has also been identified as bb017536.

Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

Oregon Skyline Trail : Pacific Crest system, 1936

United States Forest Service map of the Oregon Skyline Trail, Pacific Crest System. The map is divided into three segments on a single sheet. Relief shown pictorially and by spot heights. Includes trail log and key map. Publication note: "Portland, Ore. August 18, 1936, C.W.D., N.B.N." Verso includes illustration of a man standing on a peak with a hiking pack and a textual guide to hiking the Skyline Trail.

United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region

Mouth of Columbia River, 1851

A nautical map of the “Mouth of Columbia River / from a preliminary survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States by the hydrographic party under the command of W.P. McArthur Lt. U.S.N. and Asst. U.S. Coast Survey, W.A. Bartlett Lt. U.S.N. Assistant ; reduction for engraving by A. Boschke, draughtsman ; engraved by W. Smith and E.F. Woodward.” Includes inset: View of the Entrance of Columbia River, Cape Hancock or Disappointment E. by N. (compass) 12 statute miles. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Includes text on "sailing directions" and "tides." Handwritten note of graphic scale by George Davidson is erroneous.Scale 1:40,000. Item has also been identified as bb017545.

United States Coast Survey

Survey of the Columbia River between Celilo and the Dalles : October 1879 to January 1880 / by the order of Major G.I. Gillespie & under the direction of Lieutenant Charles F. Powell, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. ; instrumental work by Messrs F.W. Lehnartz ... [et al.] ; drawing by Messrs J.A. Gillespie & F.J. Carrel.

A blueline print map of a survey of the Columbia River between Celilo and The Dalles. Relief is shown by contours and depth is shown by soundings. The map also shows the proposed route for the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company’s Oregon Portage Railroad extension.

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

Chart of the Columbia River for 90 miles from its mouth, 1838

A navigational map, “Chart of the Columbia River for 90 miles from its mouth [cartographic material] / drawn from several surveys in the possession of W.A. Slacum ; by M.C. Ewing.” Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Profiles: Cape Disappointment N.N.E. by compass distance 10 miles -- Cape Disappointment N.N.E. 6 miles. "S. Doc. No. 470. 25 Con. 2d S." Series: Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 25th Congress, 2d session, no. 470. Imaged map dissected and mounted on cloth backing. Item has also been identified as bb017535.

Ewing, Maskell C.

Sketch of the Columbia River from the forks, & the 19th of October 1805 to the 1st of Jany on the Pacific Ocean

A reproduction of a hand-drawn sketch of the Columbia River by William Clark. The map also indicates camping places on the return journey in April, 1806. Originally issued in volume titled: Atlas accompanying the original journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition, 1804-1806, edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites (New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, 1905). Map 32, pt. 2. Item has also been identified as bb017544.

Clark, William, 1770-1838

Map of Oregon, c. 1900

A map of the state of Oregon from an unidentified atlas published by George F. Cram circa 1900.

Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928

A Diagram of Oregon (1859)

A map of Oregon completed by the Surveyor General’s Office, Salem August 31st, 1859, W. W. Chapman [signature], Sur. Gen. of Oregon. In upper right margin: Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 2, 1 Sess. 36 Cong. In lower left margin: Lith of J. Bien 60 Fulton St. N. Y. Relief shown in hachures. Original map mounted on cloth backing. Item has also been identified as bb017542.

Chapman, W. W. (William Williams)

Oregon (1866)

1866 map detailing surveyed land in Oregon with hand-colored outlines. Completed by the Surveyor General’s Office, Eugene City, July 20. 1866. E. L. Applegate [signature], Surv. Gen. Of Oregon. Endorsed by Department of the Interior General Land Office, October 2nd 1866. Jo. S. Wilson [signature], Commissioner. In upper right margin: No. 21. Map includes completed and proposed survey areas, county seats, and known gold regions. Scale 18 miles to an inch. Relief shown by hachures. Item has also been identified as bb017537.

Applegate, Elisha L. (Elisha Lindsay), 1832-1896

A Diagram of Oregon (1861)

A map of Oregon completed by the Surveyor General’s Office, Eugene City, August 16th, 1861, B. J. Pengra [signature], Surveyor Gen. Of Oregon. Relief shown in hachures. Original map mounted on cloth backing. Item has also been identified as bb017543.

Pengra, B. J. (Byron J.), 1823-1903

Map of Oregon Territory west of the Cascade Mountains.

A map of the Oregon Territory completed October 1, 1855 by The Surveyor General's Office in Salem, O.T. [Oregon Territory], directed by C. K. Gardiner [sic.], Surveyor General. The map shows surveyed townships, road, and pack trails in Oregon Territory west of the Cascade Mountains.

Gardner, Charles K. (Charles Kitchell), 1787-1869

Map of the boundary between Oregon and Idaho from the junction of the Snake and Owyhee Rivers to the forty-second degree of latitude/ established and surveyed under instructions of Hon. Joseph S. Wilson Commissioner General Land Office by Daniel G. Major U.S. Astronomer and Surveyor.

A survey map of the boundary between the State of Oregon and the Territory of Oregon. Waterways shown include Snake, Owyee, and Malheur Rivers. Geographical features shown include Chimney Butte, Owyhee Mountains, and Jordan Valley. The map was made from a survey executed by Daniel G. Major. Relief is shown in color.

Major, Daniel G.

Birdseye view of Oregon and part of Washington, 1887

A bird's-eye view map showing Oregon and part of Washington circa 1887. The map includes relative locations for cities, railroad lines, lighthouses, and natural features in the covered region. Perspective of the map is from the Pacific coastline looking east. Relief shown by shading. Not drawn to scale.

Map no. 2 of western Oregon showing the lands of the Oregon & California Railroad Company, 1893

A sectional map showing land grant holdings for the Oregon & California Railroad as well as military road grants. The map covers the Pacific coastline to the Cascade Mountains between the towns of Halsey and Roseburg, Oregon. The map is a promotional marketing document detailing land available and terms for sale by the railroad

Oregon and California Railroad Company

Sectional map of western Oregon, 1878

A sectional map showing land grant holdings for the Oregon & California Railroad as well as military road grants. The map covers the Pacific coastline to the Cascade Mountains between the towns of Halsey and North Canyonville, Oregon. The map is a promotional marketing document detailing land available and terms for sale by the railroad and "land sold since Aug. 1st, 2877."

Oregon and California Railroad Company

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