Multnomah County (Or.)

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1442 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Silver thaw, East 80th Avenue and Foster

Photograph showing houses, utility poles, and electric lines with snow and ice. A tall wooden building with a windmill can be seen on the right side of the frame, with “Powers Furniture” painted on the side. A woman walks away from the camera in the street, and ice laden damaged electric lines are visible at either side.

Silver thaw, East Glisan near East 39th Avenue

Photograph showing a group of people with a street car after a snow fall. The people are using tools and shovels to clear snow around the street car train, which is attached to an electric line above. On the side of the train is “P.R.L & P. Co.” Ice laden electric lines can be seen above and around the train, with buildings visible in the background.

St. Johns office

Photograph showing the interior of the St. Johns office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). A floor display shows large appliances with names such as “Thor,” “Hotpoint Electric Maid,” and “Westinghouse.” Paper decorations hang from the ceiling.

St. Johns office

Photograph showing the interior of the St. Johns office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). A counter display shows small appliances and housewares. Paper decorations hang from the ceiling, as well as large chandeliers.

Station E, interior

Photograph showing the interior of Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue), taken from a high angle. Several large pieces of machinery can be seen throughout the run, as well as electric lights.

Station E, boilers

Photograph showing the boilers at Station E in northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue. Written at the top of each boiler is “Cahall Safety Boiler, The Aultman & Taylor MCH Y Co. Builders, Mansfield, Ohio.”

Station E, boilers

Photograph showing the boilers at Station E in northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue. Written at the top of each boiler is “Cahall Safety Boiler, The Aultman & Taylor MCH Y Co. Builders, Mansfield, Ohio.”

Vancouver substation

Photograph showing a brick and wood building with two smokestacks. In front of the building is a dirt road, and several wheels can be seen on either side of the building. In the background are other buildings, utility poles, and electric lines. Written on the negative is “S324” and “July 1911 Vancouver Sub. Sta.”

Amundson

Portrait of a man in a suit and tie. He may be standing in front of the Multnomah Hotel Pharmacy in Portland. The name “Amundson” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Bister

Portrait of a man at Union Station in Portland. He is standing next a train car with the number 4 on the side. He is wearing a hat, glasses, overcoat, collared shirt and tie. The Union Station clock tower is visible in the background. Written on the negative are the name “Bister” and the text “NY Central,” possibly referring to the New York Central Railroad Company.

Bruce Bairnsfather

Portrait of a man wearing a hat, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. He is looking slightly left and is holding a cigarette. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, April 6, 1932, under the headline “Ol’ Bill’s Pap.” The photograph had the following caption: “Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, noted British cartoonist and creator of Ol’ Bill, lovable war character, who lectures at the Town club tonight.” The photograph accompanied a story about Bairnsfather and Ol’ Bill, headlined “Ol’ Bill, Famed Warrior, Here With Creator.” Image note: The name “Bruce Bairnsfather” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Bruce Bairnsfather

Portrait of a man, British cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather, wearing a hat, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. He is holding a cigarette. A similar photograph, image No. 371N0328, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, April 6, 1932. The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Ol’ Bill, Famed Warrior, Here With Creator.” Image note: The name “Bruce Brainsfather [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, facing front. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing an overcoat and scarf. The photograph was taken on January 20, 1927, when Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N0394, on Page 18 that day, along with a story headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0135 and 371N0136. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of composer Charles Wakefield Cadman facing right. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing a hat, scarf, and overcoat. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0135, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on January 20, 1927, the day Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0396 and 371N0393. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

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