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Aerial view of Cascade Locks, Oregon; Columbia River; and Bridge of the Gods

Aerial photograph, looking roughly southwest, showing the Columbia River and the Bridge of the Gods. At upper left is the town of Cascade Locks, Oregon. 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: “Cascade Locks and the Bridge of the Gods.” See image Nos. 371N5679, 371N5698, 371N5703, 371N5716, 371N5717, and 371N5721, 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, 1886-1960

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, 1886-1960

Aerial view of Hood River, Oregon, and Columbia River Gorge

Aerial photograph, looking east, showing the town of Hood River, Oregon, at center right; the Columbia River; and the hills of the Columbia River Gorge. 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 east up the Columbia Gorge airway.” See image Nos. 371N5679, 371N5698, 371N5703, 371N5704, 371N5717, and 371N5721, 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, 1886-1960

Automobiles on the Bridge at Shepperd's Dell on the Columbia River Highway

Photograph of several automobiles crossing the bridge at Shepperd's Dell on the Historic Columbia River Highway in the Columbia River Gorge. Two people stand on either side of the bridge, looking over the railing. The people in the automobiles look toward the camera. Writing on the bottom of the print indicates a 1915 copyright by the Weister Co.

Weister Company

Blossoms in Hood River

Cows on a farm in the Hood River area. Several calves can be seen in a grassy area beneath a blooming tree, next to several wooden buildings. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 12, 1953 (negative 5 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Blossoms in Hood River

Blooming orchards in the Hood River area. Two Shetland ponies and a horse are in the foreground of the image. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 12, 1953 (negative 1 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Buildings at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing buildings at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Two shingled buildings are at the base of a forested hillside, with snow on the ground. Groups of men walk through a courtyard outside of the buildings. A sign reads “Civilian Public Service Camp No.21, Brethren Service Committee, Mennonite Central Committee” (negative 8 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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.

Cascade Locks

A photograph of the canal and locks on the Columbia River at Cascade Locks.

Drake, June D., 1880-1969

Cascade Locks

A photograph of the canal and locks on the Columbia River at Cascade Locks. The steamer J.N. Teal is visible in the water.

Drake, June D., 1880-1969

Cascade Locks, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in a small town. Taken from the middle of the street. Businesses line the street and there are signs for a drug store and other shops. Scattered automobiles parked on the street. Note on envelope identifies the town as Cascade Locks, OR.

Cascade Locks, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Bridge of the Gods in Cascade Locks, Oregon. Taken from the bridge, an automobile drives toward the camera. A sign on the bridge reads, "Bridge of the Gods." Handwriting on negative reads, "Cascade Locks, Oregon. Christian 11-838."

Christian (Photographer)

Cascades below the Locks

A photograph of the Cascade Mountains below the locks. The Columbia River, mountains, trees, and a structure in the water are visible.

Henrichsen, Lars C., 1839-1924

Charles Hill after fighting fire in Cascade Locks

Head and shoulders portrait, taken outdoors, of Charles Hill, 17, facing front. The photograph was taken on July 3, 1934, after Hill helped to fight a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire, started by fireworks on Monday, July 2, 1934, during a July Fourth celebration, destroyed approximately a block of the downtown business district, according to a story published on the front page of in the Oregon Journal’s July 3 home edition. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A1003 accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline “Where Fireworks Took Heavy Toll at Cascade Locks.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Hill, 17, recovering after being overcome by smoke while fighting the fire.” Also see image Nos. 372A0731, 372A0734, and 375A1002.

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing people in a mess hall at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A man wearing overalls is standing and holding a book, while other people are seated at picnic tables throughout the room. In the back is a line of men wearing kitchen staff hats and uniforms (negative 2 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing worker at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Men are standing next a wall, being constructed from stones. A muddy road can be seen next to the group, and buildings and trees can be seen in the background (negative 4 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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.

Columbia River - Silver Star Mountain

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a view in the Columbia River Gorge. Taken on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge, and looking north across the Columbia River toward mountains in Washington. A portion of the Historic Columbia River Highway is in the left foreground, and a large, windswept tree stands prominently left of center. Handwriting on negative reads, "Columbia River - Silver Star Mountain. Christian 11-777."

Christian (Photographer)

Columbia River at Cascade Locks, Oregon

View of the Columbia River at Cascade Locks, Oregon. The wall of the locks is visible on the right side of the image. A concrete pillar under construction on the bottom left of the image is likely the footing for the Bridge of the Gods, which opened in 1926.

Drake, June D., 1880-1969

Columbia River Gorge scenery, after logging

People using machinery to drag logs downhill towards the historic Columbia River Highway, east of Latourell Falls. A house can be seen next to the road, with the Columbia River in the distance. 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. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 6 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Columbia River Highway

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a portion of the Historic Columbia River Highway. Taken from above the highway, looking east up the Columbia River Gorge. There is a viewpoint on the highway. Handwriting on negative reads, "Columbia River Highway. Christian 11-748."

Christian (Photographer)

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