Willamette River Valley (Or.)

Taxonomy

Code

45.50012, -122.50148 Map of Willamette River Valley (Or.)

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Hierarchical terms

Willamette River Valley (Or.)

BT Oregon

Willamette River Valley (Or.)

Equivalent terms

Willamette River Valley (Or.)

  • UF Willamette Valley (Or.)

16 Collections results for Willamette River Valley (Or.)

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Lecture notes

Handwritten lecture notes describing birds and animals encountered while traveling around Oregon, including Crater Lake, Willamette Valley, and Rogue River.

Bohlman, Herman

Wild or band-tailed pigeons

Manuscript that looks over a few previous records of wild pigeons provided by O. G. Delaba and W. B. Jennings. There is a note in parentheses asking to report any spottings of the birds to Finley or Averill. The author reflects that the number of pigeons has declined dramatically.

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

Waterfowl protection and other manuscripts

Manuscript that is composed of various manuscripts, with a focus on closing the waterfowl hunting season. The manuscripts concerning the waterfowl include creating legislation to close or limit the hunting season, the practice of baiting, and protecting waterfowl populations. A manuscript discussing russet-backed thrushes is included.

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

Willamette Valley Railway car #11

Photograph of train car with “Willamette Valley Railway Company” painted on side. Several tracks can be seen around the train, as well as wooden poles and power lines. In the distant background, two automobiles are visible, as well as two wood structures next to a dirt road.

First freight train on the Oregon Electric Railway extension

Photograph of a man standing in front of a train carrying construction machinery to fulfill a sewer contract in Eugene, Oregon. The train is on the Oregon Electric Railway. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "First freight train run on Oregon Electric extension." Second handwritten note reads, "1st freight shipment over O.E.Ry. to Eugene - 12 cars of sewer contractor's outfit."

Temporary Railroad Trestle, Oregon Electric Railway

Photograph of 4 railroad construction workers standing next to a railroad trestle under construction. The trestle is built across a large field behind the workers and extends into the distance. This construction was part of the extension of the Oregon Electric Railway to Eugene, Oregon. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Temporary trestle to be filled in by Steam Shovel No. 4, Eugene extension of O.E.Ry."

Machine Laying Tracks for Oregon Electric Railway

Photograph of a group of railroad construction workers standing on railroad tracks in front of a machine mounted on a flatcar. They are laying new railroad tracks. The flatcar is long and carries a locomotive and stacks of wooden planks for construction. Scattered men on the flatcar look at the camera. This construction was part of the extension of the Oregon Electric Railway to Albany and Corvallis. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Oregon Electric track laying machine at work on Albany-Corvallis extension."

Farm in the Willamette Valley

Photograph showing an agricultural field, likely an oat field, in the Willamette Valley. Bales of crops lie scattered in the field. A farmhouse and barn sit on the far edge of the field. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Oats potatoes & clover, Logged off lands - Divide between Willamette & Tualatin Valleys."

Baling hay in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

Photograph showing several farm workers using a machine to bale hay in an agricultural field. A pile of loose hay sits to the right of a machine, while stacks of baled hay are piled behind it. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Baling hay, Willamette Valley." White lines drawn on photograph outline area for publication.

Group posing by wagon in field

Photograph of a group of men and women, likely farm workers, posing on a wagon in a field. One line of workers stands in front of the wagon while others stand inside the wagon and look out the window at the camera. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Near Salem."