Big Sandy Dam

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Bull Run, Big Sandy dam construction

Photograph showing construction at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). In the foreground, two men stand on top of the wooden spillway structure, while other works can be seen in the background towards the hillside. Gravel and more wood can be seen towards the top of the hill. Written on the image is B.S-37.”

Big Sandy camp

Photograph showing a camp at Big Sandy Dam, made up of wooden buildings surrounded by trees. The buildings are in a row on a gradual incline, and piles of wood and cut trees can be seen. Written on the negative is “340 Big Sandy Camp.”

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.”

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).

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 canal excavation

Photograph showing a man standing with construction debris during canal excavation for the Big Sandy Dam project (likely Marmot Dam). Large rock and pieces of wood can be seen throughout the image. In the background, other men can be seen next to a wooden wall. Written on the negative is “B.S.1.”

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 tunnel construction

Photograph showing construction of the tunnel at the Big Sandy Dam (likely the Marmot Dam). A man stands next to a machine next to the tunnel entrance, which is emitting a large plume of steam. Wood and gravel is visible throughout the image. Written on the negative is “B.S. 48.”

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

Big Sandy camp

Photograph showing a camp at Big Sandy Dam, made up of wooden buildings surrounded by trees. Electric lines and utility poles can be seen throughout the image. Written on the negative is “339 Big Sandy Camp.”