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Sternwheeler Bailey Gatzert passes Multnomah Falls on the Columbia River

Photograph showing the sternwheeler Bailey Gatzert on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Multnomah Falls is in the background on the Oregon side of the Gorge. Handwritten note on the back reads, "S.S. Bailey Gatzert passing Multnomah Falls." Second handwritten note reads, "Return to Traffic Dept., SP&S." Stamp on the back for Beaver Engraving Co.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Portland Cable Railway, Portland Heights

Photograph showing people standing in front of a Portland Cable Railway car, with “Alder, Fifth, Jefferson and Fifteenth St”written on the side. A child is visible on the right side of the image, and two men in conductor uniforms are in the center. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen in the frame), with caption “ A cable car scene taken on Portland Heights. J.G. Mann in his palmy days.”

Night crew at Sellwood car barn

Photograph showing a night crew at the Sellwood car barn, with car #1093. The group is looking at the camera while standing in front of the train car. Two men stand on a step in the doorway, while others stand at ground level. All men are wearing work clothes, including either jackets or overalls.

Mount Tabor Railway

Photograph showing a group of people posing with four railroad trains. All the individuals are looking at the camera, and a train garage building can be seen in the background. On the left side of the image, a man holds a baby in front of the train with “4” painted on. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame).

Portland Cable Railway, Portland Heights trestle

Photograph showing a trestle cable car from the Portland Cable Railway. A large trestle is seen on a steep hillside, with wooden houses in the foreground. Two cars can be seen on the wooden structure. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen in the frame), with caption “Scene from the cable RY. trestle on Portland Heights 1892.”

Mt. Tabor waiting room at 69th Street

Group portrait showing men in front of a small wooden building. Several men sit or stand at ground level, while others are on a raised wooden porch. Some of the men are wearing uniforms. A caption reads “Mt. Tabor waiting room at 69th Street in 1892 – Andy Richmond, T. Frack, ‘Mike’ Brady, ‘Mike’ McNeary.’” At the bottom right of the photograph is written “Emery, Artist.” (Image note: negative is broken at lower right corner).

Cable car, during flood

Photograph showing a cable car during the “Great Flood of Portland” in 1894. Several men and women sit in the car, and four men stand in the water, all looking at the camera. On the right side, a woman and a baby are visible. The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame), and the caption reads “Photos, of the Great Flood of Portland, Or. June 4th 1894.” Also on the caption is written “Pro. G. L. Eastman Cor, First and Taylor Streets.”

Bear Pit, Washington Park, circa 1895

A view of the bear pit in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. A bear stands on a wooden platform in the center of a stone and iron fence enclosure. An unidentified child and woman holding an umbrella are visible on the outside of the fence in the background of the photograph. A handwritten description on the back of the print reads, "Portland zoo 1895, bear pit."

Bear Pit, Washington Park, circa 1895

A view of the bear pit in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. Two bears stand on wooden platforms in the center of a stone and iron fence enclosure. A handwritten description on the back of the print reads, "Portland zoo 1895, bear pit." Condition note: Pen ink markings are visible on the photograph, including tracing the outline of the bears.

Steamboat, Willamette River, 1895

A cyanotype of a steamboat on the Willamette River, circa 1895, with the Portland, Oregon, waterfront visible in the background. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Steamboat on Willamette, Portland, 1895."

Portland, 1895

A view of Portland, Oregon, taken from an elevated point in the West Hills looking east, circa 1895. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland, 1895."

Portland livery stable, 1895

A view of a street in Portland, Oregon, with street car tracks in the road. A horse is emerging from a livery stable at the right of the photograph. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland, 1895 - Livery Stable (r.)(3rd?)."

Mount Tabor Reservoir, 1895

A view of fountains spraying water into the air in the center of Mount Tabor Reservoir in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Mt. Tabor Reservoir, 1895."

Margaret Tabor and Alice Bachman, City Park, Portland, 1895

Margaret Tabor and Alice Bachman standing beside a fountain in the gardens at City Park (now Washington Park) in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Mrs. J. W. (Margaret) Tabor & Alice Bachman, 1895, City Park (now Wa. Park)."

City Park, Portland, 1895

An unidentified man and young child walking on a path in the gardens at City Park (now Washington Park) in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. The park greenhouse is visible behind shrubbery at the right of the photograph. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "City Park (Wa. Park), 1895 (greenhouse at right)."

Ships on the Portland waterfront, 1895

A view of ships lined up along the Portland, Oregon, waterfront, circa 1895. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland, 1895. Note line-up of steamship, riverboat, sailing ship, & ferry."

Portland waterfront, 1895

A view of the Portland, Oregon, waterfront taken circa 1895 from the east end of the Morrison Bridge looking West. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland waterfront 1895 - Morrison Bridge span, right."

Portland cable cars tracks, 1895

A view of cable cars at the top of a hill in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. The photograph is looking south on 18th Avenue from near Chapman (Jefferson) Street. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Looking South on 18th from near Chapman (Jefferson) to Portland Hts (RHE 11-23-99)." A second, handwritten description which has been crossed out reads, "23rd Ave. Cable Car (from Burnside), 1895."

Portland street scene, 1895

View of a Portland, Oregon, street scene, circa 1895. The street is tentatively identified as Morrison. There are street car tracks in the street and a street car, horse drawn buggies, and bicyclists are visible on the street. A painted sign for the Domestic Sewing Machine Office is visible on the side of a building to the left of the photograph. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland, 1895 (possibly Morrison)."

City Park, Portland, 1895

A view of walking paths and flower gardens in City Park (now Washington Park) in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "City Park, 1895 (now Wa. Park)."

Alice Bachman, Margaret Tabor, and J. W. Tabor, at Mount Tabor, Portland, 1895

Alice Bachman, Margaret Tabor, and J. W. Tabor standing in front of a stone building at the corner of the Mount Tabor Reservoir in Portland, Oregon, circa 1895. Several bicycles are parked at the base of the stairs into the building. A handwritten description on the back of the photograph reads, "Mr. & Mrs. J. W. Tabor & Alice Bachman at Mount Tabor, Portland, 1895 (My best guess for date). 60th and Division - Water reservoir."

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