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Railroad workers on Southeast Grand Avenue

Railroad workers gathered at a train track near SE Grand Avenue, and likely SE Division Street. The men appear to be working on the train tracks, next to a “Caution Men” sign over the roadway. In the distance is a raised bridge with a stone railing and street lights (SE Grand Avenue?). On the left side of the frame is a deteriorated industrial building (negative 9 of 15). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Grand Avenue.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

McNary Dam construction workers

Construction workers on the McNary Dam build project on the Columbia River. The men are wearing hard hats and vests, and appear to be talking in a group. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 30, 1950 (negative 32 of 42).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

McNary Dam construction workers

A McNary Dam construction worker sits on the running board of an automobile, smoking a cigarette. He wears a safety hat and is seated next to a group of workers that appear to be talking to one another. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 30, 1950 (negative 40 of 42).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Volunteers Erect Brick Walls for New Building of Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

A group of people stand amid piles of bricks at a construction site. They watch as someone uses a long stick to adjust the hands of a clock. In the background, men are laying brick at the construction site. These are volunteer workers from labor unions working to build the brick walls of the new building for the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (negative 2 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Demolition of the Avalon apartments, Northeast Portland, Oregon

Two men wearing hard hats stand facing away from the camera watching a crane remove walls from the Avalon apartments. The apartment building on the corner of N. Ross Avenue and Clackamas street is one of several structures demolished for the construction of the Exposition-Recreation Center (later Veterans Memorial Coliseum) (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Man Working on Construction Site of Lloyd Shopping Center

A man stands next to a machine on the construction site of the Lloyd shopping center in Portland, Oregon. A wrecking ball crane sits in a large, cleared, dirt area. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Men starting on Lloyd project after strike - R.A. Heintz (contractor), Owen M. Cork (mechanic), Chris Bespflug (oiler), Russell Clemence (crane operator), F.C. Scott (superintendent)" (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Men Working on Construction Site of Lloyd Shopping Center

A man drives heavy construction machinery next to a wrecking ball crane on the construction site of the Lloyd shopping center in Portland, Oregon. A second man stands next to the machine and looks at the camera. The construction site is a large, cleared, dirt area. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Men starting on Lloyd project after strike - R.A. Heintz (contractor), Owen M. Cork (mechanic), Chris Bespflug (oiler), Russell Clemence (crane operator), F.C. Scott (superintendent)" (negative 3 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Rescue of Construction Workers at Zoo Cave-in

A group of people stand in a pit at the construction site of the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon. Some are first responders and others are construction workers. They all look to the left where rescue operations are underway. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Cave-in at new zoo site - rescue of two trapped workmen" (negative 2 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Construction of SP&S Ry Tunnel 15 near Farrington, Washington

Construction of Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway Tunnel 15 near Farrington, Washington. Two unidentified people stand on partially constructed railroad tracks underneath a wooden support structure. The Snake River is visible on the left side of the photograph. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Cable Dump (?) and Tunnel. Pine Tree Rapids. This fill is 200 feet from bottom coulee to grade. Tunnel 15 west of Farrington, M. P. 266.3"

American Railroad Ditcher

Photographic postcard showing 3 men on an American railroad ditcher belonging to SP&S Railway. The ditcher is on a flat railway car as it moves dirt from the train onto the side of the railroad track. Likely taken in Oregon or Washington. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard reads, "McRyan(?) Collection."

Finishing Station 1515, Carson, Washington

Photograph of 4 railroad construction workers working in a trench at the base of a graded hillside in Carson, Washington. They work next to a track that transports construction materials. To the right is the Columbia River and a view of a large mountain on the Washington side of the gorge. Handwriting on the bottom of the print reads, "1516, Finishing Station 1515, June 23 '06, P.&S. Ry." Handwriting on the back reads, "Carson Landing."

Railroad construction workers

Photograph of a group of railroad construction workers working on a railroad track. They stand between the track and a pile of rocks and dirt. Several carry shovels. Most of them look at the camera. There is a train on the right. Stamp on the back of the print for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer.

Prentiss, A. M. (Arthur M.)

Contractor's Special to McNary Dam

Photograph of 4 men wearing hard hats and standing in front of an SP&S train. Two of the hard hats are labeled, "Visitor." They look at the camera and smile. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Left to right: Bill Harding - Mgr. A. GC., Bill Crosbie, Bill Fry, Frank Amerata. Contractor's special to McNary Dam, Thursday, June 3, 1954."

Rock Cut for Railroad Construction

Photograph of 4 railroad construction workers standing in an unfinished rock cut. Steep rock cliffs rise all around them. Railroad tracks, still under construction, end at the rock face behind them. Taken on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Rock cut at 1488 near Carson landing." Second note reads, "Return to Traffic Dept., SP.S Ry."

Rock Cut for Railroad Construction

Photograph of railroad construction workers standing in an unfinished rock cut. Steep rock cliffs rise all around them and one person stands on the cliff above them. Railroad tracks, still under construction, end at the rock face behind the workers. Taken on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Rock cut at 1488." Second note reads, "MP 52.5 near Carson, tracks at left to river's landing."

Railroad Construction Crew & Homesteaders near Carson, Washington

Photograph of 2 groups of men facing each other at a railroad construction site on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. The men on the left stand around a railroad track under construction and watch as a construction worker clears the land. The men on the right appear to be construction workers, and they look up at the other group. Homesteads are visible in the background. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Troubles between the P. & S. and C. Valley men at Carson, Wash." Second note reads, "Near Monaghan Homestead. Return to Traffic Dept., SP.S Ry."

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."

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