Turntables (Railroads)

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Turntables (Railroads)

  • UF Railroads--Turn-tables

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Turntables (Railroads)

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Men at turntable with horse-drawn car

Photograph of a street car on a turntable, showing two men looking at the camera. A sign attached to the front of the car states “This Car Direct to City Park” and on the top of the car is written “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson, and Chapman.” One man wears a hat and overalls, while the other is wearing a hat and a black uniform. The turntable is wooden. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Dave Hunt at the Turn Table. Taken 15 years ago.”

Cable car

Photograph showing a cable car, with four men looking at the camera. Two of the men stand on the train while two stand in front. A large sign behind the train reads “Henry the Fourth, Choicest Havana Cigars.” On the side of the train is written “Portland Railway Company” and “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson and Chapman Sts.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame)

Turntable setting at Southern Pacific, Portland

A railroad turntable being built at a new roundhouse for Southern Pacific Railroad Company in Portland. A track can be spanning the turntable area, with several people standing around the sunken area. Cranes can be seen at either side of the frame (negative 1 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Turntable setting at Southern Pacific, Portland

A crowd of people watch as a turntable is built at a new roundhouse for Southern Pacific Railroad Company in Portland. A track can be spanning the turntable area, with with hoisting cranes above (negative 3 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Turntable setting at Southern Pacific, Portland

Workers under a newly installed turntable track at a roundhouse being constructed at Southern Pacific Railroad Company in Portland. The tracks can be seen above the sunken hole, where workers are digging with shovels (negative 6 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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