Railroad conductors

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  • UF Conductors, Railroad
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Portland streetcars on last run

A Willamette Heights streetcar on the occasion of its last run before retirement. A conductor and two women are holding a cable attached to the front of the streetcar. A sign over the top of the car reads “Willamette Hts.” Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 26, 1950 (negative 6 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Cable car, during flood

Photograph showing a cable car during the “Great Flood of Portland” in 1894. Several men and women sit in the car, and four men stand in the water, all looking at the camera. On the right side, a woman and a baby are visible. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame), and the caption reads “Photos, of the Great Flood of Portland, Or. June 4th 1894.” Also on the caption is written “Pro. G. L. Eastman Cor, First and Taylor Streets.”

East Ankeny car barn

Photograph showing employees with street car in front of the East Ankeny car barn. Written on the building is “PRL & P Co.” (Portland Rail Light & Power Company). Several men sit on the roof of the train, while others line up in the windows and in front. A wooden water tower can be seen in the background. Photograph is a reproduction of a framed image (frame is clearly visible).

Horse cars

Photograph showing multiple horse-drawn streets cars, shown in front of a building. People stand near the cars while looking at the camera, and at least one horse can be seen, attached to the first car. Written on the side of the cars is “W.B.BT Co.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “In the Old Street Car Days.”

Car #700, Sellwood

Photograph of street car #700, with conductor standing at front window pointing straight. Written on the front of the train is a sign saying “Portland Car Service is Unsurpassed,” and “Sellwood” is indicated at the top. A small kiosk building is visible on the right side of the frame. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame), with the caption “Modern P-A-Y-E Car.”

Men at turntable with horse-drawn car

Photograph of a street car on a turntable, showing two men looking at the camera. A sign attached to the front of the car states “This Car Direct to City Park” and on the top of the car is written “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson, and Chapman.” One man wears a hat and overalls, while the other is wearing a hat and a black uniform. The turntable is wooden. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Dave Hunt at the Turn Table. Taken 15 years ago.”

Cable car at Chapman and Jefferson

Photograph showing cable car function at Jefferson and Chapman. Three cable cars and numerous individuals are visible. In the background, several wooden houses can be seen. On the front of the center car is written “Portland Heights” and on the side of the rightmost train “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson, and Chapman.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Junction Pt. At Chapman and Jefferson 15 years ago – All cable cars.”

Cable car

Photograph showing a cable car, with four men looking at the camera. Two of the men stand on the train while two stand in front. A large sign behind the train reads “Henry the Fourth, Choicest Havana Cigars.” On the side of the train is written “Portland Railway Company” and “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson and Chapman Sts.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame)

Train Conductor, Engineer and Firefighter Compare Watches at SP&S Streamlined Train, Portland, Oregon

Photograph of 3 men looking at their watches on a platform at Union Station in Portland, Oregon. On the track next to them is an SP&S streamlined train no. 801. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "SP&S streamlined train no. 2 at Union Station, Portland, Ore. (Engineer, fireman and conductor comparing watches.)" Stamp on the back for Photo-Art Commercial Studios.

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

Group Posing in front of Train

Photograph of a group of young women wearing dresses, posing next to a train. There are 2 men in the photograph. One man on the far left wears a bowtie and a whistle, likely the train conductor. Handwriting on the back reads, "Francis(?) Falls, Conductor." Writing on the front of the print indicates this was taken by Angelus Commercial Studio. Stamp for Angelus Commercial Studio on the back.

Angelus Commercial Studio (Portland, Or.)

SP&S Locomotive

Photograph of SP&S locomotive engine #452. On the left, the conductor and brakeman look at the camera. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "SP&S eng 452 picking up wreck GN mail train at McCall Wash. Condr Johnnie Bacan(?) standing on ground, can not recall name of brakeman on caboose steps. Neil(?) Ryan"

SP&S Engine #700

Photograph showing SP&S locomotive #700. Two men are on the locomotive and look at the camera. The engine is outlined in white. Handwritten label on the front of the print reads, "Spokane, Portland & Seattle Ry. New E-1 type passenger oil burner. Length - 109 ft. 2 in. Total weight 879,600 lb. Diameter drive wheels - 77 in. Tender capacity 6,040 gal. fuel oil & 20,000 gal. water. Delivered June-21-1938." Second note reads, "Lacey, Spokane, 16998." Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Engine 700 used in passenger train service on SP&S Mainline between Portland and Spokane. Length of engine and tender 110 feet, 6.75 inches." Stamp on the back for A.J. Lacey Photography, Spokane, Wn. Second stamp on the back indicates a Portland company but is faded and illegible. [This is the same engine pictured in OrgLot78_B4F3_015.]

Lacey, A. J.

First Train to Portland from Astoria Railroad Depot

Photograph showing crowds of people standing on a platform next to a train in Astoria, Oregon. The train station is on the Columbia River and the town of Astoria is visible in the background. Two men in the locomotive look up at the camera. Handwritten label on the front of the print reads, "First train to Portland, A&C RR, May 16, 1898." Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Astoria R.R. Depot, First train to Portland, May 16, 1898." Stamp on the back for Woodfield Photo Studio and Gift Shop.

Woodfield, Frank W., 1879-1955

SP&S Engine #700

Photograph showing SP&S locomotive #700. Two men are on the locomotive and look at the camera. A newspaper article pasted to the back of the print has the headline, "This is one of the huge new oil-burning locomotives recently put into operation by the Spokane, Portland & Seattle railway. It represents the latest development in diesel locomotion." A stamp on the back gives the date as July 10, 1938. Handwritten note on the back states, "Oregon Journal Photo." Stamp on the back for A.J. Lacey Photograph. [This is the same engine pictured in OrgLot78_B4F3_011.]

Lacey, A. J.

Willem Van Hoogstraten and train conductor on an observation deck

A photograph of five people gathered on the observation deck of a passenger train car. One of the men wears a conductor's uniform. The man at the center wearing a suit is identified as Willem Van Hoogstraten. There are also three women wearing fur coats. A group of people wave from the train platform. Signs on the railing of the train car read, "North Coast Limited," and, "Great Northern Empire Builder." A handwritten caption on the back of the photograph reads, "On observation deck, next to conductor: Willem Van Hoogstraaten (sic.), conductor, Portland Symphony Society. Photo - 1929."

Interior of Dome Car on Train

Photograph of the interior of a dome car, also known as an observation car, on a train. The car has glass windows that extend to the ceiling, allowing passengers a view in all directions. Two uniformed train conductors talk in the car. One stands in the aisle while the other sits in a passenger seat to the right.

Engineer Charles W. Miller After Last Train Run with SP&S

Photograph of Train Engineer Charles W. Miller standing with 2 other men in front of an SP&S locomotive. Miller is in the middle. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Picture taken at Portland Oregon Union Station on arrival SP&S #1 - April 27, 1952 with Engineer Charles W. Miller completing his last run before retirement. From left - Condr. L.S. Rosendaul; Miller; J.A. Cannon, Gen'l Supt. Motive Power."

Retirement of Railroad Conductor O.A. Johnson

Photograph of 4 railroad employees standing in front of a train. They all smile at Railroad Conductor O.A. Johnson, who stands second from the left. Johnson shakes hands with the man on the far right. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Retirement of O.A. Johnson - Aug. 1, 1954. Left to right: C.H. Krauspe - Brakeman, O.A. Johnson, H. Waldhelm - Brakeman, J. Stetson - Pullman Conductor." Stamp on the back for Photo-Art Commercial Studios.

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

Railroad Conductor D.R. McDougall Registers an SP&S Train

Photograph of Railroad Conductor D.R. McDougall holding a watch in his left hand and taking notes in a notebook with his right hand. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Conductor D.R. McDougall registering SP&S train No. 21 in at Warrenton, Ore. passenger station, Sept. 18, 1951." Stamp on the back for Carl E. Vermilya, Staff Photographer for the Oregonian.

Vermilya, Carl E., 1923-1977

Railroad Employees Pose Outside a Train

Photograph of 3 railroad employees posing outside a train. From left to right, they are a conductor, a brakeman, and another conductor. The conductor on the left stands on the ground while the brakeman and conductor on the right stand on the steps leading up into the train. All 3 hang onto a handlebar on the outside of the train. They look at the camera and smile. Stamp on the back for Alfred A. Monner, photographer for the Oregon Journal.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Railroad Conductor, Engineer and Fireman Compare Watches

Photograph of a railroad conductor, engineer, and fireman standing beside a train and looking at their watches. The fireman stands behind the 2 other men, hanging on the side of the train. A sign for Warrenton is visible in the left background. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Condr. Dan McDougall, Engineer Ben Anderson and Fireman John Carroll compare watches at Warrenton, Ore. beside train No. 21, Sept. 18, 1951." Stamp on the back for Carl E. Vermilya, Staff Photographer for the Oregonian.

Vermilya, Carl E., 1923-1977

Railroad Delegation for Retirement of Conductor F.P. Allen

Photograph of 4 railroad employees standing in front of a train. The second from the left is Railroad Conductor F.P. Allen, who wears his uniform. The other 3 men wear suits with hats and trench coats. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Part of railroad delegation on arrival SP&S train No. 1 Portland Union Station March 18, 1952 on the occasion of retirement of SP&S conductor, F.P. Allen: J L Monahan, Asst. Superintendent F P Allen, Conductor A J Hunt, Asst. to Vice President and General Manager
H W Shields, General Passenger Agent." Stamp on back for Alfred A. Monner, photographer for the Oregon Journal.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Railroad Delegation for Retirement of Conductor F.P. Allen

Photograph of a group of men standing in front of an SP&S train. Most of the men wear suits, hats, and trenchcoats, except for 2 men who wear railroad conductor uniforms. The 6th from the left is Railroad Conductor F.P. Allen, who is retiring. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Railroad delegation on arrival SP&S train No. 1 Portland Union Station March 18, 1952 on occasion of retirement of SP&S conductor, F.P. Allen: W.T. Cowan, Superintendent of Dining Care
A.G. Marble, Chief of Personnel
J.H. Jones, Manager N.P. Terminal Co. H. Stall, Pullman Conductor
J.L. Monahan, Asst. Superintendent
F.P. Allen, Conductor
A.J. Hunt, Asst. to Vice President and General Manager
O.A. Johnson, Conductor
B.P. Bennett, Chairman O.R.C. and Conductor
E.A. Blew, Retired Conductor
B.E. Kennelly, Chairman B.R.T.
D.R. McDougall, Conductor
H.W. Shields, General Passenger Agent"
Stamp on the back for Alfred A. Monner, photographer for the Oregon Journal.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Group Christening the New SP&S Mid-Century Empire Builder

Photograph of a group of people standing in front of the locomotive of an SP&S Mid-Century Empire Builder train. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "SP&S Engineer Rudolph Wacther(?) and Charles Keenan, Secretary of the Casey Jones R.R. unit at a special ceremony, Union Station, Portland, christening the new SP&S - GN Rys. train mid-century Empire Builder prior to its inaugural trip June 3, Portland to Chicago. Left to right, front row: H.W. Shields, GPA.; W.J. Cowan, Supt. Dining Cars; J.L. Monahan, Asst. Supt. Operating Dept.; J.C. Moore, Traffic Mgr.; Ray Ryan, Conductor; Chas J. Keenan and Engineer Wacther." Stamp on the back for Ackroyd Photography Inc.

Ackroyd Photography, Inc. (Portland, Or.)

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