Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.
Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of a trip to Japan, the Africa Maru cargo ship, Portland, Oregon, and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white. 00:00 - Scenes from a trip to Japan, including temples, buildings, streets, and the Kanaya Hotel. 03:27 - Scenes of the cargo ship Africa Maru, which transported many Japanese immigrants to the Pacific Northwest. Japanese civilians bid farewell to the ship. Footage of the ocean voyage, possibly from Japan to Seattle. 06:24 - Scenes of Mount Hood and driving through the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon 07:22 - Scenes of Downtown Portland. Shots of the Tsuboi family. 08:00 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge. 08:38 - Iceskating on a frozen lake. Sign reads: Kahlotus. 09:11 - Steel Bridge in Portland, Oregon 09:20 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge. Various waterfalls, including Multnomah Falls