An aerial view showing the Willamette River in Oregon City, looking south. A dam can be seen at Willamette Falls, with a Portland General Electric hydroelectric power plant visible on the right side of the river. Roads are on either side of the river. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 2 of 14).
An aerial view of Mock’s Bottom, northeast of Swan Island, in Portland. The Willamette River can be seen at the left side of the frame, with a neighborhood in the distance at the top of a bluff. Timber rafts are floating in the river, between Mock’s Bottom and Swan Island. An industrial area is on Swan Island, with buildings for “Gilmore Steel” (negative 1 of 7).
An aerial view showing a ship and industrial area on Swan Island, in Portland. A ship with “Relief” painted on the side is moored at a dock, with various hoists and cranes visible on the island (negative 3 of 7).
An aerial view of the Oregon Journal building, Willamette River, and Hawthorne Bridge in the snow. Looking east, the central east side industrial district can be seen at the other side of the river (negative 2 of 10).
A portrait of Lillian Porter Say, Oregon Journal correspondent for Washington D.C. She stands with one arm on a stone railing, with the Willamette River and the Ross Island Bridge in the background. A similar cropped photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, November 4, 1949 (negative 2 of 2).
Ice floating in the Willamette River in Portland. Boats are moored to a dock, including the “SSS Tradewinds, Portland.” At the other side of the river is a industrial facility emitting smoke. An ice sheet is clearly visible on the river (negative 2 of 11).
A Meadowland Dairy parade float during the Portland Rose Festival. A cow, two women, and people dressed as milkmen can be seen on the horse-drawn float, which is next to the Willamette River and Harbor Drive (negative 2 of 39).
A flooded Willamette River in Portland. Two wooden buildings and several boats are surrounded by water and logs, while downtown and the second Morrison Bridge can be seen in the distance. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, January 1, 1946 (negative 2 of 3).
A flooded Willamette River in Portland, taken under the Morrison Bridge, and looking towards the Burnside and Steel Bridges. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, January 1, 1946 (negative 3 of 3)
An aerial view of Forest Park in Portland, looking east. The Willamette River and downtown Portland can be seen in the distance. Several dirt roads can be seen on a ridge in the park (negative 4 of 10).
An aerial view of a football stadium at University of Oregon in Eugene, during a game between the University of Oregon and Oregon State College. Players can be seen on the field, with spectators in the stands. The Willamette River can be seen in the distance (negative 1 of 3).
Movers putting furniture into a truck during a flooding event on S.W. Miles Street in Portland. Water from the Willamette River can be seen encroaching the front yard of a home. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday May 28, 1948 (negative 1 of 13).
People, wearing hip waders, loading possessions onto a trailer on S.W. Miles Street in Portland, during a flood on the Willamette River. The trailer has been backed up to a house, with water visible partway up its tires. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday May 28, 1948 (negative 3 of 13).
An aerial view of a Portland area housing project, with “Kellogg Park” written across the negative. A post-World War II housing development south of Sellwood, the Willamette River can also be seen at the edge of the frame (negative 16 of 27).
An aerial view, looking east, showing construction of the Ross Island Bridge approach. A portion of the bridge can be seen at the top of the frame, crossing the Willamette River from the west (negative 1 of 4).
Two men stand on the Broadway Bridge looking west across the Willamette River. A large ship, “Bengaalis” is docked, and the “Crown Flour” building can be seen in the distance. The west hills are visible in the distance (negative 1 of 17).
Three men stand next to a horseshoe pit in an open dirt area next to the Willamette River. One man appears to be mid-throw, while the two others look on. At the right side of the frame is a seated man and a small dog. In the background is the Hawthorne Bridge, looking west (negative 1 of 25). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Hawthorne Ave.
Liberty ship C.J. Jones, sliding down a ways into the Willamette River at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. Wooden scaffolding can be seen on either side of the ways, and workers can be seen at either side watching the ship. A photograph from this story was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 15, 1943 (negative 3 of 7).
The S.S. Forbes Road sliding down a ways into the Willamette River at Kaiser Company, Swan Island. Workers in safety hats are watching the ship, and wooden scaffolding can be seen at either side of the ways. A photograph from this series was published on page 8 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, June 21, 1944 (negative 9 of 9).
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).
Photograph showing two ships on the Willamette River. A riverboat with “Henderson of Portland Ore.” painted on it is facing towards the larger “Star of Oregon.” A group of people can be seen standing at the back of the Star of Oregon, looking downwards towards the riverboat. An industrial building can be seen in the background. The Star of Oregon was sunk by a German submarine October 30, 1942 (negative 1 of 15).
Aerial view of the Willamette River flowing through Portland, Oregon. Four bridges are visible. From left to right, they are the Steel Bridge, the Burnside Bridge, the Morrison Bridge (under construction) and the Hawthorne Bridge. A wing of the plane is also visible on the lower right (negative 3 of 9).