Oregon City (Or.)

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45.35734, -122.60676 Map of Oregon City (Or.)

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Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

Navigating a Canoe Through Willamette Falls Locks at Oregon City

Two young men sit in a canoe and paddle through a small opening of the Willamette Falls Locks on the Willamette River in Oregon City. The man who sits in front in the canoe wears a sweatshirt that reads, "Oregon." The canoe has the word "Willamette" written on the side. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "University of Oregon students on canoe trip from Eugene to Portland - going through locks at Oregon City" (negative 4 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Navigating a Canoe Through Willamette Falls Locks at Oregon City

Two young men stand on a wooden platform in the Willamette River and hold onto a canoe in the water. They are at the Willamette Falls Locks. The canoe has the word "Willamette" written on the side. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "University of Oregon students on canoe trip from Eugene to Portland - going through locks at Oregon City" (negative 2 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Salmon fishermen at Oregon City

Two men stand in a rowboat by the banks of the Willamette River near Willamette Falls. Several other men with fishing poles are visible on the rocks and in boats in the distance (negative 5 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Scenic view of Willamette Falls

Photograph showing water cascading down Willamette Falls in Oregon City. Industrial buildings can be seen just above the falls, with a rocky cliff and houses visible in the background. Above the waterfall is a spillway. Written one of the of large industrial buildings is "Publishers Paper Co."

Oregon City street view

Photograph showing a street lines with electric signs, street lights, and electrical lines. Part of the image is blocked at the bottom, and several vehicles can be seen on the street. Signs for "Coleman"s Electrical Appliances," "Bill West Fountain," and "Roley Real Estate" can be seen. Written on the negative is "51-799."

Station B

Photograph showing the armature of a TY-20 generator at Station B in Oregon City. Several pieces sit on the floor, leaning against the unit, and large wooden blocks can be seen at the base.

Station B

Photograph of the exterior west wall of Station B in Oregon City, with the Willamette River. Two men work on a wooden lock gate. Numerous utility poles are visible throughout the image.

Station B, interior

Photograph showing the interior of Station B in Oregon City. On the main floor are several large machines (generators?) with other electrical infrastructure visible near the ceiling. A small desk and chair can be seen.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph looking across the water showing several large industrial buildings on the shore. On the left side is a pulp and paper company, and a white building with a large smokestack can be seen in the center of the frame. Along the shore are stacks of wood (possibly crates).

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph taken from a high angle showing several men working with a truck and hoisting machine next to flowing water of the Willamette River. On the left side of the image, two men stand on a dock platform while one holds a wooden pole.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph taken at Willamette Falls in Oregon city showing men working on a wooden dam structure. Industrial buildings and a smokestack can be seen just beyond the dam structure, and wooded hills are in the distance. A large white house is visible at the top of the hill on the left side of the frame.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph showing groups of men working on a dam in Oregon. Two men are standing in the shallow water, while another two are in a rowboat to the right. Another four men stand on top of the wooden structure to the left next to a hoisting machine. In the background, multiple smokestacks can be seen coming from a large industrial building.

Station B, Oregon City Dam

Photograph showing a dam at Willamette Falls in Oregon City. In the center of the frame, water cascades through an opening between a building and dam structure. Numerous other buildings and utility poles can be seen throughout the image.

Station B

Photograph showing machinery wreckage at Station B in Oregon City. Pieces of machinery can be seen throughout the image, disconnected and broken from the main mechanism.

Station B

Photograph showing machinery wreckage at Station B in Oregon City. Pieces of wood and stone lay on the floor, along with pieces of disconnected machinery. At the back of the frame, a man stands in a doorway while looking at the camera.

Station B

Photograph showing the exterior of Station B in Oregon City. The flowing Willamette River can be seen at the base of the stone building. Behind, utility poles and another building can be seen at the top of a hill.

Station B, exterior

Photograph taken from a distance showing Station B in Oregon City. Numerous buildings are visible throughout the frame, both on the near and far shores of the Willamette River. Several large smokestacks can be seen on multiple buildings.

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