Railroad facilities

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386 Collections results for Railroad facilities

Wrecked car next to railroad tracks

Photograph of two unidentified men in uniforms looking at the wreckage of a vehicle lying next to a set of railroad tracks. On the left side of the image is a railroad crossing sign. The photograph was taken at night. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Railroad in gully

Photograph of a train traveling on railroad tracks at the bottom of a gully. The text “2 —“ is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Train at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing railroad tracks, the depot, and an oncoming train at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The view is toward the northwest. The number 1999 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 372A1196.

Trains at Union Station, Portland

Photograph, taken from track level, showing the depot, railroad tracks, and trains at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The number 1998 is written on the negative and is partially visible at upper right. See related image No. 372A1195.

Southeast 17th Avenue, Portland?

Photograph, taken from the middle of the road, showing the view up a street that may be Southeast 17th Avenue in Portland. At center is a railroad crossing, and at right is Every Body’s Market. On a utility pole in front of the market is a large sign that reads “DANGER / RR CROSSING.”

Southern Pacific Lines train near Southeast Grand Avenue

A train with attached cars for Southern Pacific Lines, near Southeast Grand Avenue. Men can be seen standing around the train, which appears to be at a railroad crossing. To the right of the train is a sign for Gresham. A raised bridge in the background is like SE Grand Avenue (negative 5 of 15). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Grand Avenue.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Railroad workers on Southeast Grand Avenue

Railroad workers gathered at a train track near SE Grand Avenue, and likely SE Division Street. The men appear to be working on the train tracks, next to a “Caution Men” sign over the roadway. In the distance is a raised bridge with a stone railing and street lights (SE Grand Avenue?). On the left side of the frame is a deteriorated industrial building (negative 9 of 15). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Grand Avenue.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, under construction

Equipment on railroad tracks at Oregon Shipyard Corporation during construction. A crane on a train car with “Hauser Construction Co.” on the side can be seen next to be another crane set on a wider train track. A tall industrial building is behind the cranes, with “Terminal No. 4” written across the top (negative 11 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Train wreck near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue

Photograph showing a derailed train, near Columbia Boulevard and Northeast 82nd Avenue in Portland. A light on a stand is set up next to the train tracks. Several men are standing near the tracks and looking towards the train debris (negative 6 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Steam engine at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation

A man waves from a window of a small steam engine, likely at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. The track runs along the side of a wooden warehouse building (negative 9 of 11). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - Marine Electric Company, Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

G.O.P. train

A “G.O.P.” train, likely photographed at a station in Portland, Oregon. Three men in suits stand in a doorway of the train, above two others standing on the ground next to the track (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Turntable setting at Southern Pacific, Portland

A railroad turntable being built at a new roundhouse for Southern Pacific Railroad Company in Portland. A track can be spanning the turntable area, with several people standing around the sunken area. Cranes can be seen at either side of the frame (negative 1 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Turntable setting at Southern Pacific, Portland

A crowd of people watch as a turntable is built at a new roundhouse for Southern Pacific Railroad Company in Portland. A track can be spanning the turntable area, with with hoisting cranes above (negative 3 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Turntable setting at Southern Pacific, Portland

Workers under a newly installed turntable track at a roundhouse being constructed at Southern Pacific Railroad Company in Portland. The tracks can be seen above the sunken hole, where workers are digging with shovels (negative 6 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Pre-Christmas crowd at Union Station, Portland

A crowd of people at Union Station in Portland, taken the day before Christmas. Three doorways at the far side of the room read “To Trains” as people busily hurry around the room (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Pre-Christmas crowd at Union Station, Portland

People at Union Station in Portland, taken the day before Christmas. At the far side of the room is a ticket office, and a large sign reads “Military, Train Reservations and Information” (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Flooding at Union Station, Vanport Flood

Photograph of flooding at Union Station in Portland, Oregon during the Vanport Flood, 1948. Handwritten note on back reads, "Jerry," indicating this was likely taken by Jerry Jiro Yasutome when he was a student at the Northwest School of Photography.

Yasutome, Jerry Jiro, 1919-1994

Locomotive and Union Station in Flood Water, Vanport Flood

Photograph of a steam locomotive in flood water just outside Union Station in Portland, Oregon during the Vanport Flood. Widespread flooding is visible in the area around Union Station. A long line of sandbags is visible on the left. Handwritten note on back indicates this was taken May 31, 1948. Taken by an unidentified student at the Northwest School of Photography.

Flood water in Johnson Creek area, Portland

People with a boat next to a train track during a flood in the Johnson Creek area of Portland. A man with a suitcase can be seen sitting in the boat. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, January 7, 1947 (negative 7 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Freedom Train visiting Portland

The back end of the Freedom Train, holding historic United States documents, during its visit to Portland. People can be seen at the back of the train, which is traveling along a track at the base of a wooded hillside. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, April 1, 1948 (negative 10 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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