Multnomah County (Or.)

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

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32 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Station L

Photograph showing the exterior of Station L (now the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) with several buildings visible. Railroad tracks pass through the front of the frame, and water from the Willamette River can be seen in front of the main stone building.

Station L

Photograph of the engine room of Station L (now the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) showing machinery. A person in a white shirt can be seen on the right side of the frame, and the front unit has “General Electric Company” written on it.

Station L, exterior view

Photograph showing the exterior of Station L taken from across the water (now the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) with several buildings visible. The hog fuel pile can be seen on the right, and several loaded barges can be seen next to the docks on the left side of the image. The Willamette River is in the foreground. Part of the image is masked with paper.

Station E, interior construction

Photograph showing interior construction at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Several men look at the camera on the left and right sides of the frame. In the center, a piece of machinery is hand painted with “Portland General Electric, Portland, Or.” Another man stands on top of the unit.

Station E, stack completed

Photograph taken from a distance, showing the completed smokestack of Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). The large stack can be seen in the middle of the frame, next to a smaller wooden building. Several other stacks and utility poles can be seen in the distance.

Station E, construction

Photograph showing construction (likely the boiler room) at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). A pile of bricks sits near the front of the frame, and the boilers can be seen further in the background.

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.”

Industrial yard with electric lines

Photograph showing an industrial area with buildings, trains, and electric lines. In the middle of the frame, a dirt road can be seen curving to the right around a large pile of dirt. The utility poles feature multi-tier electric lines throughout the frame. Written on the negative is "50-507."

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, engine exciter set

Photograph showing an engine exciter at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Two men in overalls stand to the left of the machine, looking at the camera. The man on the right is holding a small mechanical wheel.

Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

Station E, interior construction

Photograph showing the interior of Station E during construction (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Two men can be seen looking at the camera, with one standing in front of the unit, and another above at the top of a ladder. Large windows are visible on the other side of the large industrial machine.

Station E, interior construction

Photograph taken from a high angle showing interior construction at Station E (northwest Portland, near the intersection of NW 21st Avenue and NW Sherlock Avenue). Two men look at the camera, and two large round prices of machinery can be seen on the right. On the front of the round pieces is a hand painted “Portland General Electric C., Portland OR.” In the foreground, a rectangular package says “From General Electric Co.”

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