Mills and mill-work



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25 Collections results for Mills and mill-work

Log windmill exhibit, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing wooden windmill on display indoors. The windmill has a log base and stands next to a pool lined with rocks. Water is pouring from a spout at the base of the windmill into the pool. In the background are log cabins, and at right are tanks of water. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Sawmill near Molalla

A sawmill beside a river near Molalla. A man stands on a log and looks towards the shore, where a wooden ramp leads down towards the water. A chimney is visible above the sawmills, and piles of cut lumber are on a raised wooden deck. Logs can be seen floating in the water (negative 10 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Columbia River Gorge scenery, after logging

Members of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, speaking to a group of men outside a sawmill on the Columbia River Gorge. The building has been constructed on the side of a denuded hillside, with cut logs on the ground. Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 5 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Salem industrial area

An industrial area on the Willamette River in Salem, Oregon. Logs can be seen floating in the water, next to what is likely a sawmill. A multi-story building is in the distance, with a sign that reads “Moving, Storage, Fuel Oil” (negative 11 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Lumber mill, Sweet Home

A lumber Mill in Sweet Home. Workers stand among floating logs, uses push poles to move them. A logging truck is parked next to the water, in front of a wooden chute structure (negative 5 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oak Grove project, Davis Ranch sawmill

Photograph showing a wooden sawmill building at Davis Ranch taken in the snow. Logs can be seen on the ground in front of the building. Smoke or steam is coming out of several pipes on the building, and men can be seen standing in and in front of the structure. Written on the negative is “E301.09-O-336.”


Photograph of a farmhouse and windmill in a dry landscape. A hill behind the house is dotted with sagebrush. A wood fence on the right forms a corral. A buggy sits in front of the house. On the right there is a partial view of a corral.

Saw mill near Bend, Oregon

Photograph showing a view of a saw mill on the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon. Logs float in the river in the foreground. Smoke rises from the ground on the right. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Saw Mill, Bend." Stamp on the front of the print for Kiser Photo Co. Stamp on the back reads, "From Passenger Department, The North Bank Road, Portland, Ore."

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Portland waterfront, 1895

A view of ships docked on the Portland, Oregon, waterfront, circa 1895. A flat barge loaded with logs is visible in the foreground and a steamship is docked behind it. The sign above one of the buildings reads, "Crown Paper Co." A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland, 1895."

Logs in saw mill

Man standing in saw mill next to large logs. Transcription from slide: “New method of sawing twisted log. Warren Spruce Co., Portland, Ore.”

United States. War Department. Spruce Production Division