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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

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).