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Car #1359

Photograph of train car #1359, Standard Gauge Paye Motor Car, partway under a building facade. Multiple electric lines pass overhead. “Sellwood” is displayed at front of train.

Sunnyside terminus of the Willamette Bridge Railway Company’s motor line

Photograph showing railroad cars at the Sunnyside terminus of the Willamette Bridge Railway Company’s motor line, two miles from Portland. Men sit and stand on the train cars while looking at the camera. The first two trains are enclosed models, while the last is open air. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame).

Mount Tabor Railway

Photograph showing a group of people posing with four railroad trains. All the individuals are looking at the camera, and a train garage building can be seen in the background. On the left side of the image, a man holds a baby in front of the train with “4” painted on. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame).

First train to enter St. Johns

Photograph showing the first train to enter St. Johns in North Portland. Several men stand next to a train engine with one attached car. Around the train is wooden debris on the ground, with trees and a small building in the distance. (Image note: glass negative is cracked at upper left corner). The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame.

Train #1404

Photograph showing train #1404, parked on tracks. On the side of the train is written “The Portland Railway Light & Power Co.” Stacks of pipes can be seen in the background on the left side of the frame.

Bridge over Oregon Slough on Vancouver Line

Photograph of unidentified bridge crossing body of water, with shoreline visible at right side of image. Taken from a straight vantage point looking down the tracks, a train can be seen in the distance, as well as numerous wooden buildings and electric lines. Likely the same bridge shown in PGE 132-1.

Portland Rose Festival electric floats

Photograph of an electric float from the Portland Rose Festival from 1914, with the name “Blazing the Trail of Steel” written on a sign at the front. Electric light bulbs adorn much of the float, which includes two seated women in front of a train, which is emerging from a lighted tunnel. Several individuals can be seen standing on either side of the float, all of which are slightly out of focus due to exposure.

Silver thaw, East Glisan near East 39th Avenue

Photograph showing a group of people with a street car after a snow fall. The people are using tools and shovels to clear snow around the street car train, which is attached to an electric line above. On the side of the train is “P.R.L & P. Co.” Ice laden electric lines can be seen above and around the train, with buildings visible in the background.

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

Industrial yard with electric lines

Photograph showing an industrial area with buildings, trains, and electric lines. In the middle of the frame, a dirt road can be seen curving to the right around a large pile of dirt. The utility poles feature multi-tier electric lines throughout the frame. Written on the negative is "50-507."

Exhibitors on train arriving at livestock show

Photograph of exhibitors and their families standing on the rear platform of a train car as the train arrives in Portland for the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition. On the right side of the image, an unidentified man is standing on the platform, looking into the car. The train carried passengers and livestock from eastern and midwestern states. Also see image Nos. 374N861, 374N0862, and 374N0865.

Exhibitors on train arriving at livestock show

Photograph of exhibitors and their families standing on the rear platform of a train car as the train arrives in Portland for the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition. A small crowd is gathered on the platform next to the train The train carried passengers and livestock from eastern and midwestern states. Also see image Nos. 374N0856, 374N0862, and 374N0865.

Exhibitors on train arriving at livestock show

Photograph of exhibitors and their families standing on the rear platform of a train car as the train arrives in Portland for the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition. The train carried passengers and livestock from eastern and midwestern states. Also see image Nos. 374N0856, 374N0861, and 374N0862.

Visitors arriving at livestock show?

Photograph of five unidentified people standing on the rear platform of a train car, possibly arriving at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. Also see image No. 374N0912. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Horses being unloaded from train car

Photograph of horses walking out of a train car and down a wooden ramp. A small group of people is standing on the train platform, watching the horses. The photograph was probably taken at the site of the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland as the horses arrived for the show.

Man unloading horse from train car

Photograph of a horse in the doorway of a train car and an unidentified man on the train platform holding the horse’s lead rope. The photograph was likely taken as the horse was being unloaded after arriving for the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

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