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River steamer Beaver partially submerged after collision

Photograph of the river steamboat Beaver beached and partially submerged in the Willamette River in Portland on November 24, 1931. To the left of the Beaver is the F. W. Mulkey, a harbor patrol tugboat. The Beaver was hit by an ocean steamer, the Admiral Farragut, while unloading cargo at the Admiral Line terminal. None of the Beaver’s crew were injured. A similar photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, November 24, 1931, with a story headlined “Ships Crash in River and One Beached.” Also see image Nos. 371N5191 and 371N5192.

Rat in trap at Admiral terminal in Portland

Photograph of a rat in a trap on a wall. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8, section 6, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 24, 1926. This photograph and two others were published under the headline "War Progresses on the Front." The photograph was captioned: "But the front is the waterfront. Top--Big black rat caught in an ingeniously placed trap along a water line at the Admiral terminal." The photograph accompanied a story with the headline: "Terminal Rats Easy Prey of Expert's Trap." The story described how a man named Daniel Lake had successfully reduced the rat population at the Pacific Steamship company’s Admiral terminal on the Portland waterfront. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Rat in trap at Admiral terminal in Portland

Photograph of a rat in a trap on a wall. A similar photograph was published on Page 8, section 6, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 24, 1926. The version printed in the Journal was published with two others under the headline "War Progresses on the Front,” and had the following caption: “But the front is the waterfront. Top--Big black rat caught in an ingeniously placed trap along a water line at the Admiral terminal." The published photograph accompanied a story with the headline: "Terminal Rats Easy Prey of Expert's Trap." The story described how a man named Daniel Lake had successfully reduced the rat population at the Pacific Steamship company’s Admiral terminal on the Portland waterfront. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Street Scene - Eugene, Oregon

Photograph of a street scene in Eugene, Oregon. There are pedestrians, people on bicycles, and one person on horseback. Railroad tracks go up the middle of the street. Businesses line both sides of the street and signs are visible for Burgess Optical Co., Western Union Telegraph, and more. Banners hanging above the street advertise Kit Carson's Buffalo Ranch Wild West show. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Willamette St, Eugene. Willamette Avenue, Eugene. Either 1907 or 1912."

Fishing vessel near refrigerated railcar, Astoria, Oregon

Two members of a fishing boat crew prepare to unload a barrel of black cod from a boat onto a pier. A third crew member takes notes. The boat has a banner that reads, "Eardley." A refrigerated railcar is visible on the pier in the background. Handwritten note on back of print reads, "Unloading black cod from boat at Eardley Dock. An express refrigerator in background." Stamp on back reads, "If this photograph is used for reproduction, kindly use the following credit line: Hedrich-Blessing Studio."

Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)

Golf Links - Gearhart, Oregon

Photographic postcard showing a crowd on the Gearhart Golf Links golf course in Gearhart, Oregon. They watch as a golf player kneels and extends his club toward a hole. Handwritten label on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Golf Links - Gearhart, Ore. Prentiss 2349."

Prentiss, A. M. (Arthur M.)

Ecola Point and Tillamook Light

Photograph showing the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Ecola Point in Oregon. Taken from a beach in Ecola State Park, looking toward the lighthouse in the distance. Typed note on the back of the print reads, " 'Ecola Point and Tillamook Light' -- Cannon Beach, Oregon. Plate No. 4113." Stamp on the back for Angelus Commercial Studio. Embossment on the front of the print indicates a 1909 copyright by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

View of Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, Oregon

Photograph showing a view through the trees of the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Oregon. A tree stump sits in the foreground. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Tillamook Light as seen from trail at end of Tillamook Head 1100 ft. above the ocean." Stamp on the back for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer."

Prentiss, A. M. (Arthur M.)

Shaver Transportation Company transporting logs

Photograph showing a boat belonging to the Shaver Transportation Company alongside a large cradle of logs in a river. The logs are bound together by chains. Handwritten notes on the back of the print read, "Shaver Trans. Co." and "Cradle of logs." Stamp on the back for L.W. Jones, Commercial Photographer, Portland, Oregon.

Jones, Lynds W., 1878-

Saw mill near Bend, Oregon

Photograph showing a view of a saw mill on the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon. Logs float in the river in the foreground. Smoke rises from the ground on the right. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Saw Mill, Bend." Stamp on the front of the print for Kiser Photo Co. Stamp on the back reads, "From Passenger Department, The North Bank Road, Portland, Ore."

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Going fishing

Photograph showing 5 men in a horse-drawn wagon. Two of them hold fishing poles. A boat is attached to the back of the wagon. One man stands on the wheel of the wagon to enter the boat. Another man stands in the boat holding a paddle. Everyone looks at the camera.

A record catch from Central Oregon lakes

Photographic postcard showing 5 men standing on a dirt road, displaying a line holding dozens of fish. A dog sits on the right. Behind them, a group of people stand on a wooden walkway attached to a building. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard reads, "A record catch from Central Oregon lakes."

Displaying caught fish

Photograph showing several men around an automobile. Three men stand in front of the automobile and display a line holding dozens of fish. Some of the men hold fishing poles. Behind them is a store owned by H.J. Eggleston. A sign indicates the store sells harnesses, saddles, implements and buggies.

Fishing in Seaside, Oregon

Photographic postcard showing a man holding a fishing pole in 1 hand and a fish in the other. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard reads, "Seaside." Stamp on the back of the print reads, "From Passenger Department, The North Bank Road, Portland, Ore."

Panoramic view of SP&S bus on road overlooking Columbia River

Panoramic photograph showing a bus operated by the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway, driving on a hillside road overlooking the Columbia River. Smokestacks are visible in a populated town on the other side of the river. The bus is likely on Highway 30 in Oregon and the town on the opposite bank of the Columbia River is likely Longview, Washington. An area of land on the Oregon side has been logged. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Longview." Stamp on the back reads, "Photographs from A. J. Baker." Panorama is made up of 2 panels.

Baker, A. J. (Portland, Or.)

SP&S bus in front of house

Photograph of a bus operated by the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway, driving on a residential street. There is a large house behind the bus. Two passengers stand on the sidewalk, looking at the bus. The destination placard on the front of the bus reads, "Seaside."

Prentiss, A. M. (Arthur M.)

Passengers outside SP&S bus

Photograph of passengers standing behind a bus operated by the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway. One man appears to be handing a bag off to another man. Another passenger is collecting his baggage. Stamp on the back of the print reads, "Photograph by F. Eugene Davis."

Davis, F. Eugene

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