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Station L, electrical units

Photograph showing a large electrical unit (generator?) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). In the foreground of the image is a wooden crate with pipes. Written on the negative is “4-15-21.” Also on the back of the negative is written “E-301-L-3326.” (image note: see related image PGE-12-76, PGE 12-77, PGE 12-79).

Station L, electrical units

Photograph showing a large electrical unit (generator) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). Two holes can be seen in the floor in front of the unit, and several pipes are visible in the background. Written on the negative is “PGE 12-76” and “5-28-21.” Also written on the image in pencil is “E-301-L-3330.” (Image note: see related image PGE 12-72, PGE 12-77, PGE 12-79).

Station L, electrical units and pipes

Photograph showing electrical equipment and pipes at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). Several gauges, wheels and levers can be seen throughout the image. In the background, metal sheeting can be seen on the far wall. Written on the image is “8-5-1921.” (Image note: see related images PGE 12-72, PGE 12-76, PGE 12-79).

Station L, electrical units and pipes

Photograph showing a large electrical unit (generator?) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). On the left side of the frame is a wooden crate and wooden boards. Written on the negative is “4-19-21.” (Image note: see related image PGE-12-72, PGE 12-76, PGE 12-77).

Station L, electrical unit

Photograph of an electrical unit (generator?) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). A set up steps leads to an upper part of the unit, next to several round gauges. In the background, several other pieces of electrical equipment can be seen in front of large windows.

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam, generator and govenor

Photograph showing the interior of the powerhouse at the Little Sandy Dam, showing several generator units and a man standing near the center of the frame. Written on the side of the units if “Westinghouse.” Behind the generators, details of the industrial building can be seen. Written on the negative is “0352.”

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam, powerhouse interior

Photograph taken from a high angle looking downward at the interior of the powerhouse at the Little Sandy Dam. Several generator units are visible, as well as a platform accessible via ladders. Several large windows can be seen on the far walls. On the side of the generator units is “Westinghouse.” Written on the negative is “0351.”

Bull Run, Little Sandy Dam, tower

Photograph showing two men standing next to a utility pole tower with insulators visible at the top. One man is wearing a suit and bowlers hat, while the other wears a long jacket, a hat, with tall boots and a pipe. Written on the negative is “Tower. Bull Run. 2-26-12 (69).

Vancouver substation

Photograph showing a brick and wood building with two smokestacks. In front of the building is a dirt road, and several wheels can be seen on either side of the building. In the background are other buildings, utility poles, and electric lines. Written on the negative is “S324” and “July 1911 Vancouver Sub. Sta.”

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

Substation transformer

Photograph showing a transformer at the Fairmont substation in June of 1949. Above the transformer, numerous ceramic insulators can be seen, as well as a large "PGE" sign. On the negative is written "49-135," which is crossed out and replaced with "49-101."

Cars in front of substation

Photograph showing people and cars in front of a fenced substation. Multiple men in suits and hats stand on the sidewalk in front of the metal fence, behind which several large pieces of electrical equipment can be seen. On the negative is written "49-102."

Men on phones in office

Photograph showing two suited men sitting at a desk while speaking on telephones. Both men look down towards the desk, which holds pieces of equipment. Behind the individuals are wall mounted electrical units, other pieces of wooden furniture, and a calendar from "Leonard"s Food Center." On the negative is written "49-46."

Electric transformer

Photograph taken from a side angle, showing an electrical transformer, likely at an electrical substation. Several ceramic insulators can be seen at the top of the unit, as well as numerous attached electric lines. On the negative is written "49-73."

Men building transmission tower

Photograph showing workers building a transmission tower component. Several men holds parts of the structure, while one man on the left side of the frame looks on. In the distance, fences, an open field, and wooden houses can be seen. On the negative is written "49-74."

Electric transformer

Photograph showing an electrical transformer, likely at an electrical substation. On the front of the unit is written "General Electric." On the top of the unit are several ceramic insulators and electric lines. On the negative is written "49-77."

Man with lever

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a man looking upward while holding a metal lever. In the background, more electrical equipment and ceramic insulators can be seen. On the negative is written "49-86."

Man with switchboard

Photograph of a man sitting in front of a switchboard unit. Two meters on the unit are visible, with "watts" and "volts." The is turning a numbered dial with his right arm while facing away from the camera. Written on the negative is "50-376."

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