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McNary Dam, dipnetting by crane

Blueback salmon in a dipnet being lifted from the water at the McNary Dam on the Columbia River. The water churns beneath the net. Engineers at the dam were attempting to trap and save blueback salmon to strengthen the 1951 run. A similar photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 15, 1951 (negative 23 of 26).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

McNary Dam, fish caretaker

A fish elevator caretaker at the McNary Dam uses a net to capture blueback salmon at the McNary Dam on the Columbia River. He stands in front of a pot lined with metal mesh, while holding two fish in a net. Engineers at the dam were attempting to trap and save blueback salmon to strengthen the 1951 run. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 15, 1951 (negative 16 of 26).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Cleaning fishways at the Bonneville Dam

A man cleaning the fishways at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. He stands within a tall cement structure, wearing a rain suit and using a hose (negative 2 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Crew Catching Salmon for Oxbow Project

A man stands in knee-deep water at a fish hatchery. He wears a hat and holds up a salmon just above the water. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Crew catching salmon for Ox Bow (sic) hatchery of Oregon Fish Commission - near Cascade Locks" (negative 3 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Crew Catching Salmon for Oxbow Project

A man stands in knee-deep water on a fish ladder at a fish hatchery. In the foreground, a salmon is pictured jumping in mid-air up the fish ladder. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Crew catching salmon for Ox Bow (sic) hatchery of Oregon Fish Commission - near Cascade Locks" (negative 4 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Crew Catching Salmon for Oxbow Project

Five men stand in waist-deep water at a fish hatchery. One of them holds up a salmon. A pile of fish lie on the ground next to the water on the left. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Crew catching salmon for Ox Bow (sic) hatchery of Oregon Fish Commission - near Cascade Locks" (negative 2 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998