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Ann Bohrer, student at Rankin School of Flying, sitting on airplane

Photograph of Ann Bohrer, a student at the Rankin School of Flying in Portland, sitting on a Rankin School plane. She is wearing a jumpsuit, sweater, and aviator’s cap and goggles. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the March 25, 1928 issue of The Oregon Journal in a photo spread of women pilots under the heading "Grease and oil take place of powder and paint as girls learn art of flying".

H. J. Heinz Company truck

Photograph, taken from the side, showing an H. J. Heinz Company truck (1930 White) parked in the street outside a Heinz building, possibly at 371 Front Street in Portland. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Carstens Packing Company, Front Street, Portland

Photograph, taken from across the street, showing a truck parked outside a three-story brick building at 105 Front Street between Stark and Washington in downtown Portland. A sign on the front of the building reads “Carstens Packing Co.” A cropped version of this photograph was part of a two-page spread in the Oregon Journal’s Sunday magazine on February 26, 1928. The spread, on Pages 4 and 5, was devoted to a story by Wallace S. Wharton about the history of the Portland waterfront and the buildings on First and Front streets. Wharton reflected on the changes that would occur as a result of the construction, then in progress, of Portland’s west-side harbor wall and redevelopment of the waterfront. He noted that many of the “stately old buildings along First and Front streets face destruction, or remodeling to such an extent that the reminiscent charm of their present environment will be lost.” Accompanying the story were 15 photos, primarily of buildings in the area. Across the top of the spread was the headline “IN THE PATH OF CIVIC PROGRESS — STRUCTURES OF ANOTHER DAY.” Below the headline on Page 4 was the subheading “Splendid Bits of Old Architecture Once Called Equal of Finest in Gotham of the Same Period.” Below the headline on Page 5 was the subheading “Waterfront Development Gives New Significance to Portland’s Old-Time Business Center.” This photograph had the following caption: “Original home of Ladd & Tilton Bank on Front Street / The first two stories were Portland’s first brick building / Built in 1853.” Wharton reported that the third story had been added later. See related image Nos. 371N5380, 371N5384, 371N5385, 371N5397, 371N5418, 371N5470, and 371N5857, which were published on the same spread.

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Vehicles on Union Ave., Portland

Photograph showing vehicles on Union Ave. in Portland. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street. In the distance at center are a produce business and a General Gasoline station. In the background at right are signs that may read “Portland Auto Camp.” The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Intersection of Adams and Oregon streets, Portland

Photograph showing the view looking north at the corner of Adams and Oregon Streets, taken from the east end of the Steel Bridge in Portland. The photograph shows streetcar tracks and overhead wires, and parked cars and buildings lining the street. At right is a Mack truck dealership located at 285 Oregon St (now 7 NE Oregon St.).

River steamer Beaver partially submerged after collision

Photograph of the river steamboat Beaver beached and partially submerged in the Willamette River in Portland on November 24, 1931. To the left of the Beaver is the F. W. Mulkey, a harbor patrol tugboat. The Beaver was hit by an ocean steamer, the Admiral Farragut, while unloading cargo at the Admiral Line terminal. None of the Beaver’s crew were injured. A similar photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, November 24, 1931, with a story headlined “Ships Crash in River and One Beached.” Also see image Nos. 371N5191 and 371N5192.

Rat in trap at Admiral terminal in Portland

Photograph of a rat in a trap on a wall. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8, section 6, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 24, 1926. This photograph and two others were published under the headline "War Progresses on the Front." The photograph was captioned: "But the front is the waterfront. Top--Big black rat caught in an ingeniously placed trap along a water line at the Admiral terminal." The photograph accompanied a story with the headline: "Terminal Rats Easy Prey of Expert's Trap." The story described how a man named Daniel Lake had successfully reduced the rat population at the Pacific Steamship company’s Admiral terminal on the Portland waterfront. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Rat in trap at Admiral terminal in Portland

Photograph of a rat in a trap on a wall. A similar photograph was published on Page 8, section 6, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 24, 1926. The version printed in the Journal was published with two others under the headline "War Progresses on the Front,” and had the following caption: “But the front is the waterfront. Top--Big black rat caught in an ingeniously placed trap along a water line at the Admiral terminal." The published photograph accompanied a story with the headline: "Terminal Rats Easy Prey of Expert's Trap." The story described how a man named Daniel Lake had successfully reduced the rat population at the Pacific Steamship company’s Admiral terminal on the Portland waterfront. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Burnside Bridge decorated with flags for dedication ceremony, May 1926

Photograph, taken from the west side of the Willamette River, showing the Burnside Bridge decorated with flags for a dedication ceremony celebrating the bridge’s opening. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Friday, May 28, 1926, the day of the ceremony. The photograph had the following caption: “Much Water Should Run Under This Great Bridge Before It Falls.” The photograph had the following caption: “City celebrates today in honor of opening of Burnside street structure, which, with its approaches, will cost $4,500,000. Regular traffic will be permitted after 7 o’clock tonight, and the afternoon in the meantime is given over to parades, speeches, and loud cheers for the grater elbow room permitted trans-Willamette traffic and the opportunity for commercial development produced by this facility for rapid connection between East and West Sides.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “County and State Unite With City in Bridge Dedication.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Burnside Bridge under construction

Photograph, looking northwest, of the Burnside Bridge in Portland during construction, circa 1925. The bridge opened on May 28, 1926; see image Nos. 371N3005 and 371N3006. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Crowd at Burnside Bridge dedication ceremony

Photograph of a crowd beginning to walk over the new Burnside Bridge in Portland during dedication festivities on May 28, 1926. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on May 29, 1926, with the following caption: "A scene snapped as the draw gates were opened and the crowd was allowed to pass over the structure for the first time." The photograph was one of several published together on Page 3 under the headline "Forces of Water and Land Join in Span Dedication."

Crowd watching Ray Woods perform dive off Burnside Bridge

Photograph of a crowd watching diver Ray Moore in midair just below the Burnside Bridge on Thursday, September 6, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 21 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, September 7, 1934, under the headline “Try This One Before Breakfast.” The photograph had the following caption: “To Ray Woods of St. Louis, it’s just like eating corn flakes and cream. Here he is, just going into his back jacknife [sic] off the Burnside bridge Thursday afternoon as hundreds of curious Portlanders looked on. It was better than 80 feet down to the river’s oily surface.” The photograph accompanied a story about Moore’s successful dive, headlined “Diver Gives Thrill with Bridge Leap.” This photograph may be related to image No. 372A0629.

Parade on Burnside Bridge

Photograph of a parade crossing the Burnside Bridge in Portland. At the front of the parade are two people carrying a banner with the text “Oregon Journal Juniors / In Portland We Do.” Following them is a small group of people carrying signs that say, “Prevent Fires / ‘In Portland We Do.’ “

Ross Island Bridge from Hood Street

Photograph of the Ross Island Bridge in Portland, taken from Hood Street below the bridge. This photograph was one of four published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 21, 1926, the day the bridge was dedicated. The photographs were published under the headline “Another Bridge Spans the Flood.” This photograph had the following caption information: “Hood street, passing under the west approach.” The photographs accompanied a story with the headline, “$1,950,000 Ross Island Bridge Open.”

Ross Island Bridge

Photograph, taken from below, of the Ross Island Bridge in Portland. The photograph may have been taken in December 1926, when the bridge was completed; the streetlights on the bridge appear to be decorated as they were for dedication ceremonies on December 21, 1926.

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