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"West Portal, Tunnel No. 3, Oregon." (Stereograph E19)

Stereograph of the west entrance to the Oregon Railway & Navigation Co.'s Tunnel No. 3 on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge, circa 1882. Items 2/85 and 2/86 are duplicate stereographs on different mounts. Alternate caption on stereograph 2/86: "Tunnel No. 3, West Portal, Columbia River Scenery, Oregon."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Verso of, "West Portal, Tunnel No. 3, Oregon." (Stereograph E19)

Stereograph of the west entrance to the Oregon Railway & Navigation Co.'s Tunnel No. 3 on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge, circa 1882. Items 2/85 and 2/86 are duplicate stereographs on different mounts. Alternate caption on stereograph 2/86: "Tunnel No. 3, West Portal, Columbia River Scenery, Oregon."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Verso of "D145. Warrendale Salmon Fishery, Columbia River scenery, W.T."

Boudoir card of the salmon fishery on the Columbia River at Warrendale, Oregon. A woman stands beside the railroad tracks that pass the fishery in the foreground. The title of the card incorrectly states this is located in Washington Territory. An Oregonian newspaper article featuring this photograph is affixed to the back of the card. It is dated Sunday, November 15, 1953, with the headline, "Historic Salmon Cannery Site in Gorge Acquired for Recreation Use by Forest."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Tooth Bridge (Mammoth 446)

View of the Tooth Bridge, located west of Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge and part of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad. Two people pose with a mule and a cart on the tracks. No title on matted plate. OHS Collection includes 1 duplicate of this mammoth plate, on a different mount, with the alternate title, "Columbia River Near the Cascades."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"O.41. Mt. Hood and the Head of the Dalles."

View of Mount Hood and the head of the Dalles on the Columbia River. Railroad tracks run alongside the river and then cross it in the distance. Loose duplicate plate in 7/1. Condition note: Exposure has faded and Mount Hood is not visible. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

“D.105. Clearing the Track of the O.R. & N.R.R., from Rooster Rock to Oneonta Falls."

Men at work clearing snow from the track of the Oregon Railway & Navigation Company’s railroad line along 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.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

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