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Men working on river

Photograph showing men working along an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River). Three men can be seen along the top of a wooden wall, while two others stand on a wooden board at water level. The top of a diving helmet can be seen in the water. In the background is a cliff, and a transmission tower can be seen in the distance. Written on the side of the negative is "49-154." (image note: see related images PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Waterfalls on Columbia River?

Photograph showing flowing waterfalls on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River?). Behind the waterfalls, possible dam infrastructure can be seen. In the background, more rocky cliffs can be seen, as well as a road and electrical lines. Written on the side of the negative is "49-170." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Men working under dam structure, Columbia River?

Photograph showing men working underneath a dam structure using a hose and pump. Layers of rock and silt can be seen in front of the men, with a large piece of basalt at the bottom of the frame. Written on the negative is "49-184." (Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-185).

Men working on dam, Columbia River?

Photograph showing a short wooden dam structure on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River). Several men can be seen on top of the structure, on top of which water is being diverted from a pipe. Rock cliffs, wooded hills, and buildings can be seen in this distance. Written on the negative is "49-178." (Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Diver in river during dam construction, Columbia River?

Photograph showing a man in a diving helmet, partially submerged next to another man who is standing on a wooden board. The diving helmet is metal and has several openings. Written on the negative is "49-205. "(Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184).

Waterfalls on Columbia River?

Photograph showing flowing waterfalls on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River?). In the background, more rocky cliffs can be seen, as well as a road and electrical lines. Written on the side of the negative is "49-161." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Dam structure on Columbia River?

Photograph showing a short wooden dam structure on an unidentified river (possibly the Columbia River?). Below the structure is an area of natural rock formations and logs, and wooded hills can be seen above the shore in the distance. Written on the negative is "49-172." (Image note: see related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, 49-170, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184, PGE 49-185).

Aerial View of Bonneville Dam

Aerial photograph of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Looking east, up the river. Stamp on the back of the print reads, "Taken by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon. Please credit." Second stamp reads, "H.W.S. Apr 1, 1948." Third stamp reads, "Beaver Engraving Co." of Portland, Oregon.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. On the left, passengers walk down a ramp to the train. On the right, passengers stand outside beside the train. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945."

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. A large crowd of passengers exit the train and walk toward a ramp in the distance. The mountains of the Columbia River Gorge are in the background. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945." Stamp on the back for Les T. Ordeman Photography.

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. A large crowd of passengers wait outside the train. A government automobile is parked in a dirt lot in the foreground. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945."

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. A man stands on the back of an observation car at the end of the train. The mountains of the Columbia River Gorge are in the background. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945."

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945." Stamp on the back for Les T. Ordeman Photography.

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of a crowd of people walking up a ramp next to an SP&S train at a train station. The train has at least 2 Pullman cars, visible on the right. Typed writing on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945." Stamp on the back for Les T. Ordeman Photography.

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

Spillways at Bonneville Dam

Photograph of water rushing out of the spillways of the Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from the Washington side of the dam. A person leans over a railing on the lower right, watching the scene. A cloud of mist rises from the water. Stamp on the back of the print reads, "Restricted Photograph: Do not reproduce without written license agreement, Photo-Art Commercial Studios."

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

Aerial View from 5,000 Foot Elevation - Bonneville Power and Navigation Project

Aerial photograph and survey of Bradford Island and the construction of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Written labels on the print indicate the locations of the fish hatchery, ship locks, power house, and more. Writing on the top right of the print reads, "Aerial view from 5,000 ft. elev. Bonneville Power and Navigation Project. Cost 32,200,000. Construction period - Nov. 1933 - Dec. 1937." Other writings on the print indicate this was taken on March 27, 1935 by Brubaker Aerial Surveys. Stamp on the back of the print requests that Brubaker be given credit for the photograph.

Brubaker Aerial Surveys (Portland, Or.)

Bonneville Dam

View of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from the shore of the Columbia River and looking east at water rushing out of the dam's spillways, also known as floodgates. Handwriting on the print reads, "Bonneville Dam - Columbia River Highway. D-107 Cross & Dimmitt." Stamp on the back of the print for Angelus Commercial Studios.

Cross & Dimmitt (Portland, Or.)

Construction of the Bonneville Dam

Photograph of a construction area located between the spillway of the Bonneville Dam and several railroad tracks. The Columbia River flows around the construction site and through the open spillways of the dam. There are 2 stamps on the back of the print. One is for Photo-Art Commercial Studios and the other for West Coast Engraving Co.

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

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

Model of the Bonneville Dam

Photograph of a model of the Bonneville Dam. The model was built by U.S. Engineers, and labels mark the main dam, spillway, fish elevators, power house, and more. A railroad in the foreground of the model is labeled "Spokane, Portland & Seattle Ry." Additional writing on the print indicates the quantities and costs involved in building the dam. Copyright on bottom of print for Photo-Art Commercial Studios in Portland.

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

View of Hood River and White Salmon on the Columbia River

Photograph showing a view of Hood River, Oregon on the south side of the Columbia River and White Salmon, Washington on the north side of the river. Taken from a hillside above Hood River and looking east up the Columbia River Gorge. The Hood River Bridge crosses the Columbia River. Typed writing on the back of the print reads, "Looking down Columbia River Canyon - Hood River & White Salmon, Wash. - SP&S Ry." Stamp on the back for Angelus Commercial Studio.

Angelus Commercial Studio (Portland, Or.)

Columbia River Gorge

Photograph, taken from the water’s edge, showing the Columbia River, rock faces, and forest along the shore in the Columbia River Gorge. See related image No. 371N5680. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

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