Multnomah County (Or.)

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45.54687, -122.41534 Map of Multnomah County (Or.)

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419 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Pole derrick

Photograph of a pole derrick being used to hoist utility poles. Two men stand to the right of the derrick while looking at the camera, and a third can be seen next to a horse behind the poles. A railroad track runs along the side side of the frame.

Pole derrick

Photograph of a horse-drawn pole derrick with seated man. A hat sits next to the man, who looks at the camera. Railroad tracks cross the frame, and a wooden building can be seen in the background.

Electric truck #15

Photograph of an electric truck with open drivers seat and cargo area. Vehicle is parked in covered area with wood ceiling, with emergency vehicle visible behind. The name “P.R.L. & P. Co” is written on the side.

Silver thaw

Photograph showing street scene with icy streets and electric utility lines., near SW Washington and Broadway. Several horse-drawn carts can be seen in the distance, as well as pedestrians. Icicles hang from the electric utility lines throughout the frame.

Silver thaw

Photograph showing street scene with icy streets and electric utility lines, possibly at Washington and Park. Several horse-drawn carts can be seen in the distance, as well as pedestrians. Icicles hang from the electric utility lines throughout the frame.

Silver Thaw

Photograph taken from a high angle showing an icy city scene, with large icicles hanging from a utility pole in the foreground. Two churches can be seen in the distance. The church on the right is likely the Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Northeast Portland.

Vancouver ferry

Photograph showing a frames image of the Vancouver Ferry on a body of water (likely the Columbia River). A smokestack on the ship releases steam into the air, and the shoreline can be seen in the distance. People can be seen on the front and back of the ship, as well as an automobile.

Station C

Photograph showing the interior of Station C in northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue. Large wheeled mechanisms are visible, and a man can be seen looking at the camera while sitting near the building wall.

Station C

Photograph showing the interior of Station C in northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue. Several large machines are visible, and the building walls appear to be made of metal sheeting. Near the front, a sign on one machine says “Buffalo Forge Co. Heating and Ventilating Engineers, Buffalo, N.Y.”

Station C

Photograph showing the interior of Station C in northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue. On the generator nearest the camera is written “General Electric Company.”

Station E, installation of boilers

Photograph showing the installation of the boilers at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Two men stand at the top of wooden scaffolding while looking at the camera. A pile of bricks can be seen at the base of the wall, next to wooden debris and a wheelbarrow.

Station E, construction at boiler room

Photograph showing a group of workers during the construction of the boiler room at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Several men sit in a row at the base of the structure, with two sitting above. A man in a suit stands at the back on the right side of the frame.

Station E, erection of the boilers

Photograph showing construction of the boiler system at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Several men stand in groups while looking at the camera, while one person raised a set of pipes with a hoist. Three men stand near the top of the structure.

Station E, boilers and furnaces

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 Horizontal Boiler, The Aultman & Taylor MCH Y Co. Builders, Mansfield, Ohio.” A lamp hang from the ceiling near the left side of the image.

Station E, boilers

Photograph showing four men posing with boilers at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Two men stand at the front of the boilers while two others peak out near the top.

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