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Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men with a pair of mules on a road, probably the old Columbia River Highway. Snow is piled high on either side of the road. In the background are men using axes and other tools to clear the road and the railroad at left. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative. See related image Nos. 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529.

Crews clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men using picks and shovels to clear deep snow from a road next to a river, probably the Columbia River Highway. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men and a pair of harnessed mules clearing snow on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway, and a railroad below it. Tall snowbanks line the road and railroad. At center, a man standing at the bottom of a snowbank is gesturing toward the top of the bank with a long stick. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Worker at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing a smiling man at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. He is standing along the side of a dirt road, and is leaning downwards with a pick ax. Snow is on the ground behind the man (negative 12 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Great Storm of the Winter of 1884-5, Columbia River, Oregon

Album of photographs from the Watkins new Series depicting the Columbia River Gorge during the winter storm of 1884-1885. Plates are arranged numerically by Watkins number. This album was originally owned in 1886 by Charles H. Prescott (b. 1839), manager of the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co. from 1881-1887, and is inscribed with his signature and the date. Eight of the photographic plates have been removed from this album and matted; these loose plates are stored apart from the album in Box 7.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"D.114. From Rooster Rock to Oneonta Falls. The Needles. View West."

View of railroad tracks passing through the rock formation known as the Needles on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge during the winter storm of 1884-1885. This plate is part of an album of Watkin’s New Series photographs originally owned by Charles H. Prescott, manager of the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"D.119. From Rooster Rock to Oneonta Falls. The Needles."

View of railroad tracks passing through the rock formation known as the Needles on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge during the winter storm of 1884-1885. This plate is part of an album of Watkin’s New Series photographs originally owned by Charles H. Prescott, manager of the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Man and woman looking at snowbanks along Columbia River Highway?

Photograph, taken from a low angle, showing an unidentified man and woman standing next to a car and looking up at deep snowbanks lining both sides of the road. The photograph may have been taken on the Columbia River Highway in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crews clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway, lined by deep snowbanks on either side. A car is on the road behind them. In the foreground, snow obstructing the road has been cut into blocks, and two men are shoveling. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Light leak on negative. Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph, taken from the front, showing two harnessed mules and men with shovels on a partially snow-covered road with deep snowbanks on either side. The photograph may have been taken during efforts to clear the Columbia River Highway in February 1922. Mule teams were used to haul away blocks of snow and ice. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Crew and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph, taken from the rear, showing a pair of harnessed mules facing a group of people and a car on a road, probably the Columbia River Highway. Snowbanks line the road on either side, and an unidentified man at left is standing on deep snow obstructing the road. The photograph may have been taken during efforts to clear the highway in February 1922. Mules were used to haul away blocks of snow and ice. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

Group of men on snow-covered Columbia River Highway

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men, most wearing overcoats, hats, and ties, standing on the Columbia River Highway. The road is covered with snow, and an unidentified man with a shovel is standing on a high snowbank piled at left. On the road in the background is a snowplow. At right are railroad tracks. A mark that may be the number 2 or 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

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