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Rubble at site of fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Photograph, taken from a low angle, showing burned rubble at the site of a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire occurred on Monday, July 2, 1934, and this photograph was taken on July 3. A story about the fire, headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block,” was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3. According to the story, the fire was started by fireworks during a July Fourth celebration and destroyed approximately a block of the downtown business district. See related image Nos. 372A0734, 375A1002, 375A1003, and 375A1004.

Burned rubble at intersection in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Photograph showing a burned utility pole and other rubble at an intersection after a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire occurred on Monday, July 2, 1934, and this photograph was taken on July 3. A story about the fire, headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block,” was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3. According to the story, the fire was started by fireworks during a July Fourth celebration and destroyed approximately a block of the downtown business district. See related image Nos. 372A0731, 372A0734, 375A1003, and 375A1004.

Remains of buildings destroyed by fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Photograph showing the burned remains of buildings after a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire occurred on Monday, July 2, 1934, and this photograph was taken on July 3. Unidentified people are standing nearby, looking at the rubble. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A1004 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Where Fireworks Took Heavy Toll at Cascade Locks.” This photograph had the following caption: “The band played on at Cascade Locks Tuesday despite the $60,000 fire which concluded the second day of the July 4th celebration there Monday night. Above—Looking east from the new Lakeside hotel on the razed block. At the immediate lower left is the charred remnants of the fireworks stand where the fire started. Beyond (in order) are the ruins of the I. O. O. F building, the S. E. Parras meat market, the Blue Moon cafe, and at the end of the block the W. H. Clark home.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block.” Also see image Nos. 372A0731, 372A0734, and 375A1002.

Aerial view of Hood River, Oregon

Aerial photograph, looking east, showing the town of Hood River, Oregon. At lower right is Hood River High School (now Hood River Middle School) and the school’s athletic field. A cropped version of this photograph was one of 10 that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal Sunday magazine on June 5, 1932. The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Looping the Loop by Air,” that recounted an airplane trip following the route of the Mount Hood Loop Highway and described the views from the air. The photographs had the following caption: “Glimpses of familiar scenery snapped by Roy Norr, Journal staff photographer, in ‘doing’ the Mont [sic] Hood Loop the air way.” This photograph had the following additional information: “Looking down on Hood River.” See image Nos. 371N5679, 371N5698, 371N5703, 371N5704, 371N5716, and 371N5717, which were published on the same page as this photograph. Also see image Nos. 371N5699, 371N5700, 371N5701, and 371N5702, which were taken during the same trip. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Norr, Roy

Mess hall workers at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph looking through a serving window, showing mess hall workers at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A serving counter can be seen at the bottom of the window, with stacks of dishes. People wearing cook uniforms can be seen in the kitchen, while a man in a stripped shirt stands in front of the serving window, with a bowl in his hand (negative 5 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Dormitory at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing people in a dormitory at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A group of men are sitting at a picnic table with stacks of books and magazines. A man is laying on his side in a bed at the front of the frame, facing towards the table. Other beds and closets can be seen in the background (negative 9 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Women’s Forum members with highway sign

Two members of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, stand in front of a highway sign on the Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway. The sign reads “Columbia River Highway, Scenic Route Troutdale.” Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 13 of 23). Negative appears to have some discoloring and damage.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Second annual Blossom Festival, Hood River

People prepare a wooden structure for the second annual Blossom Festival in Hood River. The structure is being built on a street corner at 3rd Street and Oak Street. Looking east, several businesses can be seen on Oak Street. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 12, 1953 (negative 7 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Passing through Locks

Photograph taken from the deck of a boat passing through the opening gates of a lock. Likely Cascade Locks. Small groups of people are standing on the top of the lock walls on either side. Caption from negative sleeve reads, "Canal, 69, LW2-50."

White, Lily E.

"O.27. Hood River Crossing."

A railroad track crosses Hood River. Houses in the town of Hood River are visible in the background. Loose duplicate plate in 5/5. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Group at summit of Barlow Pass

Group portrait of unidentified people in the snow next to a road, probably Oregon Highway 35. They are posing with a sign marking the summit of Barlow Pass on Mount Hood. The sign reads: “State Highway / Summit / Barlow Pass / Elev. 4158.”

Cloud Cap Inn on Mount Hood

Photograph of an unidentified man walking outside the Cloud Cap Inn building on the northeastern side of Mount Hood in October 1926. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, October 6, 1926, under the headline “Cloud Cap Road Is Way of Splendor.” The photographs had the following caption: “Scenes along newly-completed spur road leading from Mouth Hood Loop highway to Cloud Cap inn, giving suggestion of scenic wonders unfolded along trip.” This photograph had the additional caption information: “Top picture shows present inn, which Portland interests are seeking to rebuild according to more modern standards of capacity and convenience.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Cloud Cap Road Finished; Fine View Unfolded.” The story reported that the 10-mile-long road, ending at the Cloud Cap Inn, would officially be known as the Cooper spur of the Mount Hood Loop Highway. Construction of the road had begun in 1925. See image Nos. 374N0471 and 374N0502, which were published with this photograph, and additional related image Nos. 374N0470, 374N0472, 374N0519, 374N0522, 374N0523, 374N0524, 374N0526, and 374N0527.

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