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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

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

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

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.

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 similar photograph, image No. 375A1003, was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3, 1934. That photograph was published under the headline “Where Fireworks Took Heavy Toll at Cascade Locks.” It 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 photograph accompanied a story headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block.” Also see image Nos. 372A0731, 375A1002, and 375A1004. Image note: Negative damage at lower right.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

Mt. Hood at Hood River

Platinum print of Mount Hood taken from the Washington side of the Columbia River with Hood River visible in the foreground. Handwritten inscription from the back of the print reads, "Mt. Hood at Hood River." The print is unsigned but attributed to Lily E. White.

White, Lily E.

Mitchell Point - Columbia River above Cascades

Platinum print of a sandy beach on the shore of the Columbia River with Mitchell's Point visible in the distance. Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "Mitchell Point - Columbia River above Cascades." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.

White, Lily E.

Mitchell Point

Platinum print of a sandy beach on the shore of the Columbia River with Mitchell's Point visible in the distance. Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "Mitchell Point." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.

White, Lily E.

Columbia River Highway, Oregon.

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Historic Columbia River Highway running alongside the Columbia River. Taken on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. View looks east up the river. There are clouds in the sky. Handwriting on negative reads, "Columbia River Highway, Oregon. Christian 11-576." There is a scratch on the left of the negative.

Christian (Photographer)

Shepperd's Dell. Columbia River Highway.

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Historic Columbia River Highway at Shepperd's Dell, a canyon in the Columbia River Gorge. A bridge crosses the canyon. Handwritten labels on negative read, "Shepperd's Dell. Columbia River Highway. Christian 11-677."

Christian (Photographer)

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)

Interstate Bridge. Hood River, Oregon to White Salmon, Washington.

Negative of a composite photograph showing the Hood River Bridge over the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Looking south from White Salmon, Washington towards Hood River, Oregon. Snow-capped Mount Hood is in the background. The clouds in the sky were added from a different photograph. Handwriting on negative reads, "Interstate Bridge. Hood River, Ore. to White Salmon, Wn. Christian 11-754." Negative is discolored.

Christian (Photographer)

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)

Eagle Creek Bridge. Columbia River Highway

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Eagle Creek Bridge, a stone bridge over Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge. The bridge is a part of the Historic Columbia River Highway in Oregon. Handwriting on negative reads, "Eagle Creek Bridge. Columbia River Highway. Christian 11-794."

Christian (Photographer)

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