glass plate negatives

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  • Sheets of glass coated with light-sensitive emulsion that have been exposed and developed, and that are intended as matrices for the creation of positive photographic prints on another support.

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Horse car

Photograph showing a small horse street car, with “Columbia Land Improvement Co.” written on the side. The car sits on a track on a wooden platform. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “Horse Car.”

Horse cars

Photograph showing multiple horse-drawn streets cars, shown in front of a building. People stand near the cars while looking at the camera, and at least one horse can be seen, attached to the first car. Written on the side of the cars is “W.B.BT Co.” The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame) with the caption “In the Old Street Car Days.”

Train #1404

Photograph showing train #1404, parked on tracks. On the side of the train is written “The Portland Railway Light & Power Co.” Stacks of pipes can be seen in the background on the left side of the frame.

Train car #309

Photograph showing train car #309 in front of a multi-story wooden building, with numerous tracks seen on the road in front of the car. Gated entrances are on the front and back of the car.

Observation train car

Photograph of a sightseeing car seen on a city street. On the car is written “Observation car ‘Seeing Portland’” and “Daily Washington and Fifth Streets.” On the right side of the image, a lighted sign for Hotel Del Majo can be seen.

Work train #927

Photograph showing work train #927 in front of a two-story wooden building. On the left side of the image, a brick drugstore can be seen. What appears to be a rope and pulley system are visible on the train car.

Trolley and tracks with Sellwood car

Street scene with train and pedestrians. Signage on the train indicates “Sellwood” “East Moreland and Reed College” and a bridge appears in the background (potentially Hawthorne Bridge). Storefronts for business as hotels visible, such as “Hotel Wyoming” and “Palace Laundry”.

Silver thaw

Photograph showing street scene with icy streets and electric utility lines, possibly at Washington and Park. Several horse-drawn carts can be seen in the distance, as well as pedestrians. Icicles hang from the electric utility lines throughout the frame.

Vancouver substation, moving

Photograph showing a cement building being moved via wooden dowels. The round wooden dowels are on top of other layers of cut wood. Several men stand around the building, and utility poles and electric lines can be seen along the left side of the image.

Vancouver substation, during construction, showing framework for first floor and new sub foundation

Photograph showing a construction area, with wooden flooring, a wooden tower, and a chute extending towards the center of the frame. Wooden buildings can be seen in the background and to the left of the construction area, and a labeled measuring stick is leaning against a building also near the center of the frame.

Adams

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the left and looking toward the front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Adams” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Adams

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the left and looking toward the front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Adams” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Photograph of Ainsworth

Photograph of a head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the left and looking toward the front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. Part of the background of the portrait has been masked out. The name “Ainsworth, Mr” is written on the negative sleeve.

Portland Mayor H. Russell Albee?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man, probably Portland Mayor H. Russell Albee, sitting at a desk and reading a document. He is facing to the left and is wearing a pince-nez, suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The number 362 and the number 5 are written on the negative; the number 362 has been crossed out. The text “Albee, Mayor,” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Negative damage at upper right. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Prince Axel of Denmark

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front. He is standing next to a train car and is wearing a jacket, collared shirt, tie, and visor cap. The name “Prince Axel of Denmark” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the photograph. This photograph is probably related to image Nos. 373G0171 and 373G0172. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Prince Axel of Denmark

Half-length portrait of a man facing slightly right and looking to the left. He is standing outside a building near a fluted column and is wearing a visor cap, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Prince Axel” is written on the negative sleeve. The man is identified as Prince Axel of Denmark on the negative for image No. 373G0169.

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