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Cazadero Dam

Photograph of the Cazadero Dam taken in front of the spillway. Water flows over the ledge into a pool at the base, and another stream of water can be seen spilling down on the right side of the frame. The stacked wooden dam structure is visible to the left of the main spillway.

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

Men working on river

Photograph showing men working along an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River). Three men can be seen along the top of a wooden wall, while two others stand on a wooden board at water level. In the background is a cliff, and a transmission tower can be seen in the distance. Written on the side of the negative is "49-154." (image note: see related images PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Waterfalls on unidentified river

Photograph showing flowing waterfalls on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia river). In the background, more rocky cliffs can be seen, as well as a road and electrical lines. Written on the side of the negative is "49-161." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Waterfalls on unidentified river

Photograph showing flowing waterfalls on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia river). Behind the waterfalls, possible dam infrastructure can be seen. In the background, more rocky cliffs can be seen, as well as a road and electrical lines. Written on the side of the negative is "49-170." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Dam structure on unidentified river

Photograph showing a short wooden dam structure on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River). Below the structure is an area of natural rock formations and logs, and wooded hills can be seen above the shore in the distance. Written on the negative is "49-172." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, 49-170, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Men working underground

Photograph showing men working in a rocky underground area. One man stands looking away from the camera, while two others look forward. Water can be seen at the bottom of the frame, and layers of rocks can be seen throughout the top area. Written on the negative is "49-174." (Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Men working under dam structure

Photograph showing men working underneath a dam structure using a hose and pump. Layers of rock and silt can be seen in front of the men, with a large piece of basalt at the bottom of the frame. Written on the negative is "49-184." (Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-185).

Diver in river

Photograph showing a man in a diving helmet, partially submerged next to another man who is standing on a wooden board. The diving helmet is metal and has several openings. Written on the negative is "49-205. "(Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184).

Group standing on bridge

Photograph showing men and women standing on a wooden bridge with one railing over a river. The men are wearing suits without top jackets, and a small building can be seen in the background. On the side of the negative is written "49-205."

Oak Grove powerhouse

Photograph, looking towards the powerhouse structure at the Oak Grove Dam. Large pipes can be seen behind the building, extending up a large hill towards a tank at the top. To the left of the stone building, a retaining wall and metal frame structure can be seen. Written on the negative is "49-289."

Willamette river boat

Photograph looking towards to the west, showing a barge and tug boat on the Willamette River. The Hawthorne Bridge is visible to the right, and numerous buildings along the waterfront can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-471."

Cable crossing barge and tug boat

Photograph showing workers on a barge standing in front of two large spools of cable. The cable can be seen extending into the water while the workers look on. In the background is a crane and a building on the barge with "Willamette Tug & Barge Co" written on it. Likely the Willamette River. (Image note: unidentified location, possibly Oregon City).

Large spool of cable on Willamette River barge

Photograph showing workers with a large spool on cable, which is attached to a steel cable extending towards the top of the frame. The spool is on a barge, which is likely on the Willamette River, with an industrial area and forested hills visible along the shoreline. Written on the negative is "50-642." (Image note: unidentified location, possibly Oregon City area).

Cable crossing barge and tug boat

Photograph taken from a high side angle, showing a low barge with a crane, large spools of cable, and people. On the Right side of the frame, a tug boat can be seen behind the barge. On a sign next to the cable is written "Cable Crossing 13,000 Volts PGE Co" and "13,000 Volt Submarine Cable Okonite." Also visible is a "Willamette Tug & Barge Co" sign. In the background are forested hills, with some buildings, with an industrial area visible near the shore. Visible body of water is likely the Willamette River. Written on the negative is "50-645." (Image note: unidentified location, possibly Oregon City).

Boat on river at Cove Palisades State Park

Photograph taken from a high angle and looking downward at a river (likely the Deschutes River or the Crooked River) at Cove Palisades State Park. A boat travels on the water, and unidentified wooden structures can be seen on the edge of the water. Towards the top of the frame, the switchbacks of a trail can be seen heading down a hill towards the water. (Image note: see related image PGE 59-240-36).

River bend at Cove Palisades State Park

Photograph taken from a high angle and looking downward at a river (likely the Deschutes River or the Crooked River) at Cove Palisades State Park. Part of the water is in shade, and unidentified wooden structures can be seen at the edge of the water. (Image note: see related image PGE 59-240-35).

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