Sandy River (Or.)

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26 Collections results for Sandy River (Or.)

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Destruction of fish runs in the Sandy River

Manuscript campaigning for the federal government to aid in controlling the fish resources of the Sandy River. The author states that the Fish Commission and Game Commission cannot keep up with the demand of maintaining the fish runs. Document provides a condensed history of the river.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Aerial view of flood conditions at Troutdale

An aerial view of a flood on the Sandy River in Troutdale. A bridge over the river, at the Historic Columbia River Highway, can be seen over the river, with flooded buildings visible throughout the frame (negative 2 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Smelt fishing - Troutdale, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a crowd of people fishing on the bank of the Sandy River in Troutdale, Oregon. Many of them hold fishing nets. A bridge is partially visible above the river. Handwriting on negative reads, "Smelt fishing - Troutdale, Ore."

Christian (Photographer)

Smelt fishing - Sandy River, Oregon.

Negative of a photographic postcard showing crowds of people fishing on both banks of the Sandy River in Troutdale, Oregon. Many of them hold fishing nets. One man stands in knee-high water with his net in the foreground. On a bridge above the river, people are lined up, looking at the scene below. Handwriting on negative reads, "Smelt fishing - Sandy River, Ore. Christian 11-687."

Christian (Photographer)

Sandy River bridge

Photograph taken to the side of a wooden bridge across the Sandy River. Two men work at the top of the bridge, with two other individuals standing further in the distance. At the base of the bridge is ferns and other plant life.

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam bridge

Photograph taken from a high angle showing a bridge over the Little Sandy River during snowfall. In the distance, men can be seen spraying water out of a hose towards the river. On the left side of the bank is a wooden structure surrounded by trees. Is the distance, snowy trees can be seen on a hillside. Written on the negative is “0261.”

Bull Run, Big Sandy dam construction

Photograph showing construction at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). Several men can be seen standing on the wooden structure at the center of the frame. In the background, a wooden bridge crosses the river, surrounded by trees. Written on the image is B.S-19.”

Rull Run, Big Sandy

Photograph of the Big Sandy Dam site (likely the Marmot Dam), showing a wooden flume with suited individuals standing in the foreground. At the top of the hillside, a wooden building and platform can be seen. Written on the image is #34, B.S dam site, looking down stream, Oct 14, 1911.” (Image note: glass negative broken at lower right corner).

Bull Run, Big Sandy dam construction

Photograph showing the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam) spillway with flowing water, taken looking upriver. A cement divider can be seen at the top of the spillway, in front of a small wooden structure and platform. Written on the negative is “B.S. 52.” (Image note: discoloration visible at right side of image).

Bull Run, Big Sandy spillway

Photograph showing a temporary wooden dam at the Big Sandy Dam site (likely the Marmot Dam). Two workers stand on the wooden structure while looking upward at the camera. In the background, sandbags, woodpiles, and work tools can be seen. Written on the negative is “#33, Spillway in tempy dam at Big Sandy, Oct 21, ‘11.”

Bull Run, Big Sandy bridge

Photograph showing a wooden bridge at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). Water is flowing under the bridge, and in the distance several wooden structures and utility poles are visible. Written on the negative is “B.S.4.” (Image note: some discoloration visible at left side of image).

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