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Timothy Lake, early water release

Photograph showing Timothy Lake before water release. A pool of water can be seen at the center of the frame, surrounded by bare dirt. Another pool can be seen towards the bottom of the image, separated by a raised dirt dam. Plumes of smoke can be seen in the distance, as well as a low rounded hill.

Timothy Lake, dam structure

Photograph looking across water towards a cement and metal dam structure at Timothy Lake. Cut tree stumps and dirt can be seen to either side of the structure, as well as an area of rocks. In the distance is a low forested mountain and trees. Written on the negative is "56-251."

Timothy Lake, early water release

Photograph showing Timothy Lake early in the water release process. Lower parts of the lake are covered in water, with new dirt and cut stumps visible at higher levels. A utility pole and three bulldozer machines can be seen above the water along the shoreline. In the distance is a dense forest starting at the edge of the new lake.

Timothy Lake water release

Photograph taken from a high angle and looking downward at a large stream of water being released from a pipe attached to a small building. Two automobiles can be seen next to the building, one with "PGE" painted on the drivers side door. Behind the building is a cutaway hillside with dirt and rocks. Written on the negative is "56-254."

Timothy Lake water release

Photograph taken from a high angle and looking downward at a large stream of water being released from a pipe attached to a small building. A man can be seen standing to the right of the building, and two automobiles are parked in front. Water flows away from the building into the trees. Uphill is a dirt road and embankments. Written on the negative is "56-254."

Mr. Lloyd Janz, weaving

Photograph showing a man seated in front of a loom. He is looking downward at his hands, with one foot on the loom pedal. A small curly haired dog is seated in front of the man and facing to the side. In the background is a lamp and hallway. Written on the negative is "56-141."

Group with 2000th Portland streetlight, before placement at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing a group of people standing with a streetlight, which has been placed on top of a cardboard box. The top of the light is open, with the reflective inner coating visible, while two individuals in the group hold the unit with their hands. Other boxes can be seen stacked in the background. Written on the box is "Ovalite Mercury Vapor Luminaire" and "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis, USA."

Timothy Lake water release

Photograph taken from a high angle and looking downward at a large stream of water being released from a pipe attached to a small building. Just below the camera, a man faces towards the side and points at the water. Behind the building is a cutaway hillside with dirt and rocks. Written on the negative is "56-254."

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Janz, weaving

Photograph showing a man seated in front of a loom. A woman stands behind him and is also looking at loom, with her hand on the back of the chair in which the man is sitting. In front of the pair is a curly haired dog looking away from the camera. In the background is a lamp and hallway. Written on the negative is "56-141."

Constance Smith made president of the Portland General Electric 50-50 Club

Photograph showing three women standing behind a table set with flowers. The woman in the middle is facing forward and smiling while holding a bouquet of flowers, while two other women stand to either side. Behind the group is a "Portland General Electric" decoration with paper streamers. Wrapped gifts can be seen on a high shelf behind the group.

Constance Smith made president of the Portland General Electric 50-50 Club

Photograph showing a smiling forward-facing woman holding decorative stick while pointed at a hand-made round poster board. The board is divided into sections and includes attached photographs and writing. On the right side of the frame are two small "Portland General Electric" logo decorations. Gifts can be seen on a high shelf above the woman, and a set table with flowers is in the foreground.

Timothy Lake, log bridge

Photograph showing Timothy Lake early in the water release process. A bridge of cut logs and wood planks extends to the far shore of the lake, with a rowboat moored to a section of the structure. Cut stumps on a hillside can be seen in the distance. Written on the negative is "56-251."

Showing Great Northern Dome Equipment

Photograph of 3 men standing inside a dome car on a Great Northern Railway train. They all wear suits. The 2 men on the left and right smile at each other while the man between them looks off to the left. The man on the left wears a badge that reads, "F.G.(?) Holmes, Passenger Traffic Manager, St. Paul." The man on the right wears a pin that reads, "United Fund Volunteer." Handwritten note on the back reads, "Showing of GN Dome Equipment at Union Station Nov. 1, 1955."

Children in halloween costumes

A photograph of four children wearing halloween costumes. One child holds a plastic jack-o-lantern pail and two other children hold shopping bags with a logo for the Meier & Frank Department Store.

Whiteside Photo Center

Gerry Frank driving a Meier & Frank automobile

A photograph of Gerry Frank sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile. Six additional passengers are visible in the vehicle with Frank. The letters, "M&F" are painted on the door of the automobile in the style of the logo for the Meier & Frank Department Store.

McEwan Photo Shop (Salem, Or.)

Retirement of Railroad Conductor O.A. Johnson

Photograph of 4 railroad employees standing in front of a train. They all smile at Railroad Conductor O.A. Johnson, who stands second from the left. Johnson shakes hands with the man on the far right. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Retirement of O.A. Johnson - Aug. 1, 1954. Left to right: C.H. Krauspe - Brakeman, O.A. Johnson, H. Waldhelm - Brakeman, J. Stetson - Pullman Conductor." Stamp on the back for Photo-Art Commercial Studios.

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

Contractor's Special to McNary Dam

Photograph of a group of people wearing hard hats outside a building at McNary Dam on the Columbia River. Behind them is an SP&S Empire Builder train. The train is at the base of a bluff. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Contractors special to McNary Dam. Thursday, June 3, 1954."

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."

Train Derailment on the Deschutes River, Maupin, Oregon

Photograph of a derailed train on the Oregon Trunk Railroad on the Deschutes River near Maupin, Oregon. One railroad car hangs over the bank of the river in the background. Several people observe the damage near a wrecking crane. This train derailed on January 31, 1954 when it hit a rock slide. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Derailment on Oregon Trunk at M.P. 56, January 31, 1954." Stamp on the back for George Lindsay, 212 Federal Street, The Dalles, Ore. February 1, 1954." [The Oregonian published a story about this train accident on February 2, 1954. It features another photograph of the accident taken by George Lindsay.]

Lindsay, George, 1907-1994

Train Derailment on the Deschutes River, Maupin, Oregon

Photograph of a derailed train on the Oregon Trunk Railroad on the Deschutes River near Maupin, Oregon. One railroad car is partially submerged in the river while another hangs over the bank of the river. Several people observe the damage. This train derailed on January 31, 1954 when it hit a rock slide. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Derailment on Oregon Trunk at M.P. 56, January 31, 1954." [The Oregonian published a story about this train accident on February 2, 1954. It features another photograph of the accident taken by George Lindsay.]

Lindsay, George, 1907-1994

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