Extensive flood waters in the Eugene area, viewed from a high angle. Houses and trees can be seen in the distance, surrounded by water. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, December 30, 1945 (negative 7 of 27).
Rapidly moving flood waters from the Willamette River, in the Eugene area. A utility pole and building are surrounded by water. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, December 30, 1945 (negative 6 of 27).
People stand on a roadway in Eugene, observing quickly moving food waters from the Willamette River at the Ferry street bridge. Several houses can be seen in the distance. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, December 30, 1945 (negative 1 of 27).
A flooded roadway in Eugene. Water is flowing past a wooden fence, next to a sign that reads “Horses Prohibited on Footpath.” Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, December 30, 1945 (negative 10 of 27).
Several industrial facilities along the southwest waterfront of the Willamette River in Portland. A long building has is painted with “Alaska Junk Co.” and “Schnitzer & Wolf Machinery Co.” along the roof. Ships can be seen docked on the water, with downtown Portland visible in the distance (negative 34 of 37).
A waterfront building on the Willamette River, in front of the St. Johns Bridge. “Floating Marine Ways Dry Dock, Boats Built and Repaired” is painted across the roof of the building, and a small ship “Delores” is docked (negative 4 of 37).
A view of buildings and docks on the Willamette River in Portland, most likely looking west. At the left side of the frame is the Centennial Mills (Crown Mills) building on what is now Northwest Naito Parkway (negative 1 of 37).
Albina Engine & Machine Works, next to the Willamette River in Portland, most likely looking west. Numerous other industrial buildings can be seen along the river, with the west hills in the distance (negative 33 of 37).
Two men stand on a wooden dock at the Portland waterfront, during a high water event. The water level can be seen approaching the dock on which the workers stand, above which is another level holding wooden pallets (negative 10 of 20).
A view of the Willamette River in Portland, during a high water event. Looking west, downtown Portland and the west hills can be seen beyond the water, which is bordered by a seawall. The Portland Power and Light building, at 920 S.W. 6th Avenue, is visible in the distance, topped with a large “Light” sign (negative 18 of 20).
Two men ride on a small boat under the Burnside Bridge, during a high water event in Portland. The pair is about to pass under the bridge, with the older Morrison Bridge and Hawthorne bridges visible in the distance, spanning the Willamette River (negative 3 of 20).
High water on the Willamette River during a high water event in Portland. The water can be seen at the bottom of the warehouse building for “Rudie Wilhelm” outside which a boat is moored (“Mike Laudenklos”). Fire Boat Station No. 1 can also be seen, with water just below the level of its dock (negative 5 of 20).
The “Mike Laudenklos” traveling north on the Willamette River in Portland. The harbor wall can be seen at the other side of the river, in front of the Oregon Journal Building on S.W. Front Avenue (negative 1 of 6).
A young woman lays on the ground, after suffering sunstroke while visiting the U.S.S. Algol in Portland. The ship can be seen docked on the Willamette River on the right side of the frame, with the Oregon Journal Building (S.W. Front Avenue) at the left (negative 1 of 4).
An aerial view, looking south, showing the Willamette River and the Ross Island Bridge in Portland. Ross Island can be seen just south of the bridge, with numerous timber rafts floating on the water. A timber mill can be seen on the east side of the river, next to a set of train tracks. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 7 of 14).
A steel barge being launched at the Zidell Ship Wreckers yard in Portland, after being rebuilt for the Portland Gravel Company. The barge is splashing into the Willamette River, with a view north, looking towards the the Hawthorn Bridge. The top of the Steel Bridge can also be seen. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, June 9, 1950 (negative 1 of 4).
Two men stand on a cement wall at Willamette Falls in Oregon City. They look downward at the water and floating lampreys. A small boat is docked at the end of the wall. Rock walls can be seen at the far side of the water (negative 7 of 11).
Photograph taken from a high angle, showing cars on a newly opened ramp leading to the Steel Bridge in Portland. Construction debris can be seen along a wall at the edge of the Willamette River. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, August 12, 1950 (negative 3 of 7).
Cattle be rounded up after a collision between a truck carrying 17 heads of cattle and an empty gasoline truck on S.W. Harbor Drive in Portland. Several men approach the cattle with lassos, who appear to be grazing on grass in front of the Hawthorne Bridge and South Naito Parkway. A story detailing the accident was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, July 30, 1954 (negative 8 of 8).
Two young men sit in a canoe and paddle through a small opening of the Willamette Falls Locks on the Willamette River in Oregon City. The man who sits in front in the canoe wears a sweatshirt that reads, "Oregon." The canoe has the word "Willamette" written on the side. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "University of Oregon students on canoe trip from Eugene to Portland - going through locks at Oregon City" (negative 4 of 8).
The U.S.S. Bronx, sliding down a ways into the Willamette River upon its launching from the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. Wooden scaffolding can be seen at either side of the ways. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 15, 1945 (negative 1 of 8).