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United States. Work Projects Administration. Oregon Willamette River (Or.) With digital objects
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Broadway Bridge

View of the Broadway Bridge with open spans over the Willamette River. Taken October 25, 1938. The Broadway Bridge is a Rall-type double-leaf bascule drawbridge.

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Building on Dekum and Reed Block

View of the Dekum and Reed Block, located on Front Avenue and Ankeny Street. Photo taken from south side of Burnside Bridge on February 12, 1939. An automobile is parked on the street and the Willamette River is visible in the background. Also visible are signs for a creamery and Golden Glow Beer & Ale.

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Portland Waterfront

View of the Portland waterfront. There are logs and debris in the Willamette River. The Broadway Bridge is in the background, with the Steel Bridge visible behind it. Taken July 13, 1939.

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Sternwheeler passing through the Steel Bridge

A sternwheeler tugboat pushes cargo through an opening in the Steel Bridge on the Willamette River. The drawbridge is up. Piles of lumber sit on a dock in the foreground. The Burnside Bridge is visible in the background.

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Tugboat and ship

A tugboat and small ship in the Willamette River as viewed from above. A rope extends from one vessel to the other, then into the water where it hauls lumber (not visible in this photo).

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Johnson Building details

Details of cast-iron architecture on the Johnson Building (left), taken through the window of an abandoned building across the street on the Dekum and Reed block. A small portion of the Willamette River is seen between the Johnson Building on the left and the Dodd Block on the right. There are signs of demolition in progress. Eastside industrial area visible in the distance. Attached to the same strip of film as Negative No. 3996.

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Johnson Building details

Architectural detail of the Johnson Building (left), taken through the window of an abandoned building across the street on the Dekum and Reed block. A small portion of the Willamette River is seen between the Johnson Building on the left and the Dodd Block on the right. There are signs of demolition in progress. Eastside industrial area visible in the distance. Attached to the same strip of film as Negative No. 3995.

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Portland Waterfront, dock

A large piece of driftwood sits on the bank of the Willamette River. The Athina Livanos ship is docked in the river, but only the front of the ship is visible.

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Dock view from above

View looking down on a dock in the Willamette River. Taken from a bridge above the dock. Scattered boats, ships, and logs in the river.

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Portland Lumber Mills

View from above of the Portland Lumber Mills in St. Johns. Piles of lumber are stacked across the grounds. In the background, a swing bridge is turned on its axis.

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Tugboat pulling logs

A tugboat pulls logs down the Willamette River, as viewed from above. Both sides of the waterfront are visible.

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“Barbara C” Ship

Two wooden pilings frame the ship named “Barbara C” on the Willamette River. Taken from the Portland Waterfront. Large logs in the river in the foreground.

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Broadway Bridge

Broadway Bridge, from the east bank of the Willamette River. Old bridge pilings are visible in the river. A large ship is docked and the Hotel Hoyt is visible in the background. Taken June 28, 1939.

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Portland Lumber Mills

View from above of the Portland Lumber Mills in St. Johns. Piles of lumber are scattered across the grounds. Some logs are in the Willamette River. A ship is docked nearby. Taken August 4, 1939.

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Dock south of Hawthorne Bridge

Two pieces of lumber sit on a large wooden dock south of the Hawthorne Bridge. The City of Portland and the Hawthorne Bridge are visible in the distance across the Willamette River. A Holman Fuel Co. cart is stacked with wood.

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Harbor view

Harbor view showing the Willamette River, the Morrison Bridge, and the Public Market Building Towers from the east. Taken September 20, 1939.

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Portland waterfront

A boat on the Willamette River. In the foreground, several men stand on a ship docked in the river. A smaller boat is also docked there. Black smoke rises from the other side of the river. The Northwestern Ice & Cold Storage Co. building is also visible on the other side of the river.

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Dock scene

Men work with piles of lumber stacked on the deck of a ship docked in the Willamette River. The Steel Bridge is visible in the background.

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Portland Waterfront, 1938

Looking west at the Portland waterfront from the east side of the Willamette River. Several industrial buildings, with the west hills rising in the background. Wooden pilings in the Willamette River in the foreground.

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Crown Mill at Albina, Portland Waterfront

The Crown Flour Mill is seen across the Willamette River on the industrial Portland Waterfront. Smoke rises into the air from smokestacks. In the foreground there is wood debris in the water.

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Portland Waterfront dock

Streetcar rails reach the end of the line on a wooden dock on the Willamette River. Ropes hang down from wooden beams. Across the river is the Union Pacific Railroad Dock.

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Ship in the Willamette River

The Hanley ship, part of the Weyerhaeuser Line, in the Willamette River. Taken from a nearby bridge. Portland Waterfront and west hills are visible in the background.

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Portland Lumber Mills

View from above of the Portland Lumber Mills in St. Johns. Piles of lumber are scattered across the grounds. A boat passes on the Willamette River, pushing cargo belonging to the Western Transportation Co. Taken August 4, 1939.

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