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"O.1. Mt. Hood from near Vancouver."

View of a distant Mount Hood, rising over the Columbia River. In the foreground, long fences encircle a property and a log cabin. Taken from the south side of Government Island. Loose, cropped duplicate plate in 5/1. Condition note: Exposure has faded and Mount Hood is barely visible. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

View of Lost Lake and Mount Hood

Photograph showing a view of Lost Lake in the foreground and Mount Hood in the background. Two people fish on a rowboat in Lost Lake. Stamp on the bottom of the print indicates an 1899 copyright by Benj. A. Gifford. Typed writing on the back reads, "Mt. Hood and Lost Lake."

Gifford, Benjamin A.

Sheridan Point, Prior to Railroad Construction

Photograph of Sheridan Point on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge, showing where Portland & Seattle Railway plans to construct a railroad. The Columbia River and the Oregon side of the gorge are visible on the right. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Sheridans Point, Columbia River, showing where the P&S Ry. is to be built.

View of the Columbia River and Mount Hood

Photograph showing a view of Mount Hood across the Columbia River. Taken from the Washington side of the river and looking south toward Oregon. The sun shines down on Mount Hood. There is an island in the river in the foreground. Stamp on the front of the print indicates a copyright by Kiser Photo Co., for a date between 1900-1909. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Columbia River and Mt. Hood, Oregon."

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Lake near Bend, Oregon

Photograph of a grassy area and a gazebo near a lake. There are several trees around the lake. A mountain is visible in the distance. Handwriting on the back of print reads, "Near Bend." Stamp on front indicates 1911 copyright by Kiser Photo Co. while stamp on back indicates 1909 copyright by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Cliffs Near North Junction, Oregon

Photograph of a mountain in the desert, likely in North Junction in Wasco County, Oregon. There are several cliffs and rock formations on the slope of the mountain. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Cliffs, N. Junction." Stamp on the back of the print indicates a 1911 copyright notice by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Farming country and the Three Sisters, Central Oregon

Photograph of crops growing in a vast agricultural field near Sisters, Oregon. The Three Sisters mountains of the Cascade Range are visible in the background. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Farming Country and the Three Sisters (from a point 7 mi. E of the town of Sisters.)" Stamps on the front and back of the print indicate a 1911 copyright by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

The Three Sisters, Central Oregon Cascades

Photograph of the Three Sisters mountains in the Cascade Range, taken from a road between Redmond and Sisters, Oregon. High desert landscape in the foreground. Handwriting on the back reads, "The Three Sisters, as seen from the Redmond, The Sisters Road." Stamps on the front and the back indicate a 1911 copyright by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

View of Mount Hood

Photograph of a landscape dotted with farms and trees and a view of Mount Hood in the distance. Stamp on the back of the print indicates a 1912 copyright notice by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Oak Grove project, looking up Elk Lake

Photograph taken from shoreline, showing Elk Lake during the winter with snow on the ground. In the distance, a man with a jacket and hat stands next to the water. Behind him are trees that appear to be recently burned. Written on the negative is “Looking north down Elk Lake, 11-5-20.” and “E301.09-O-4.”

Oak Grove project, looking up Elk Lake from outlet

Photograph looking across Elk Lake, showing Mount Beachie and adjacent ridgelines. On the right side of the image is a large area of burned trees, leading up to Battle Axe Mountain. Written on the negative is “Looking up Elk Lake from outlet – Mt Beachie in the center, 11-6-20” and “E309.09-O-9.” (Image note: see related image PGE 16-21).

Oak Grove project, looking south at Detroit

Photograph taken from a high point looking downward at a town of Detroit (Oregon) with several buildings. In the distance a hillside can be seen above the town, leading up to high ridge points. Several areas of burned trees can be seen above the town. Written on the negative is “Looking south at Detroit, Oregon – Nov 6 1920.”

Oak Grove project, looking north down elk Lake

Photograph looking across Elk Lake, showing the prominent point of Battle Axe Mountain in the distance. Many of the trees in the image appear to be recently burned. Written on the negative is “Looking up Elk Lake from outlet – Battle Axe Mt at back” and “E309.09-O-9.” (Image note: see related image PGE 16-23).

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