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Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood

A postcard of rising flood water around Union Station during the Vanport flood. Several unidentified people working to fill sandbags are visible at the front of the building. A crowd of onlookers observe the flood waters from the railing of the Steel Bridge. The image caption reads, "Flood Waters Union Station " Portland, Ore. Christian V-12."

Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood

A postcard depicting the flood water around Union Station during the Vanport flood. The photograph is taken from a high vantage point and shows the water surrounding union station, the railroad yards, and nearby buildings. The Steel Bridge is also visible in the distance. The image caption reads, "Flood waters " Portland, Ore. Christian V 15."

Aaron Frank on train, holding “Watch Oregon Win” sign

Portrait of Aaron Frank, wearing a train engineer's hat and glove, leaning out the window of a locomotive and holding a sign that reads: “We’re going to watch Oregon win at Seattle Oct. 10th.” A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 22 of the Oregon Journal on October 7, 1931, under the headline "Not Casey Jones at Throttle." The photograph had the following caption: "It is Aaron Frank, who is engineer of the 'Watch Oregon Win at Seattle Committee' in the cab of a Union Pacific train. Frank and the Portland Junior Chamber of Commerce are endeavoring to pilot a large crowd of Portlanders to the Oregon-Washington [football] game at Seattle next Saturday." The name “Aaron Frank” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

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.

Young men on Portland Limited train car

Photograph of eight unidentified young men standing on the platform at the end of a Portland Limited train car at Union Station. The young man fourth from left is holding a bouquet of flowers. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the the negative.

C. Stanley Mitchell and family

Full-length portrait of C. Stanley Mitchell and his family standing on the platform next to a train car. Mitchell is identified on the negatives for related image Nos. 371N1268 and 371N1270; his family members are unidentified.

C. Stanley Mitchell and family

Full-length portrait of C. Stanley Mitchell and his family standing on the platform next to a train car. The text “Mitchell + Family” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N1268 and 371N1269.

Railroad in gully

Photograph of a train traveling on railroad tracks at the bottom of a gully. The text “2 —“ is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Train at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing railroad tracks, the depot, and an oncoming train at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The view is toward the northwest. The number 1999 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 372A1196.

Trains at Union Station, Portland

Photograph, taken from track level, showing the depot, railroad tracks, and trains at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The number 1998 is written on the negative and is partially visible at upper right. See related image No. 372A1195.

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

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