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Bonneville Dam - Oregon - Washington

Negative of a photographic postcard showing an aerial view of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Water rushes out of the spillway gates, also known as floodgates, of the dam. View looks east past the dam and up the river. Handwriting on negative reads, "Bonneville Dam - Oregon - Washington. Christian 11-625." Number printed in bottom right corner: 112189

Christian (Photographer)

The Peaceful Columbia River

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a sailboat on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Large mountains of the Cascade Range in the background. Handwriting on negative reads, "The Peaceful Columbia River. Christian 11-701." There are scratches near the top of the negative.

Christian (Photographer)

Columbia River Highway between Biggs and Arlington

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a portion of the Columbia River Highway between Biggs Junction and Arlington, Oregon. The road runs along the base of a mountain. The Columbia River is on the right. Handwriting on negative reads, "Columbia Riv. Hwy. between Biggs - Arlington. Christian 11-908."

Christian (Photographer)

View from The Dalles Scenic Drive

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a view of a small town, possibly The Dalles, on the Oregon side of the Columbia River. Taken from a hill overlooking the town. Handwriting on negative reads, "View from The Dalles Scenic Drive. Christian 11-918." The top right of the image has been cut off.

Christian (Photographer)

Lava Bed, Columbia River

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a lava bed next to the Columbia River. There is a shadow on the foreground while the background is brightly lit by the sun. A railroad track cuts through the lava bed.

Christian (Photographer)

Mouth of John Day River - Mt. Hood in Distance

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the confluence of the John Day River and the Columbia River in Oregon. View west down the Columbia River and Mount Hood in the distance. A railroad bridge crosses the John Day River, though the river itself is not visible. There are railroad tracks in the foreground. Handwriting on negative reads, "Mouth of John Day Riv. - Mt. Hood in distance. Christian 11-998."

Christian (Photographer)

View from The Dalles Scenic Drive

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a view of the east end of the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from a hill on the Oregon side of the gorge, looking across the Columbia River toward Washington. Parts of a town, possibly The Dalles, are visible through the trees at the base of the hill. Handwriting on negative reads, "View from The Dalles Scenic Drive. Christian 11-929."

Christian (Photographer)

Astoria, Oregon

A view of downtown Astoria, Oregon and the Columbia River. There are signs for Montgomery Ward, the Bank of Astoria, and other businesses. Washington state is visible on the other side of the Columbia. Handwritten note on the back of the print indicates this was taken in 1935. Stamp on the back of the print for Beaver Engraving Co. in Portland, Oregon.

Astoria, Oregon

A view of downtown Astoria, Oregon and the Columbia River. Several ships are in the river, and Washington state is visible across the river. Handwritten note on the back of the print indicates this was taken in 1935.

Bonneville Dam

View of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from the shore of the Columbia River and looking east at water rushing out of the dam's spillways, also known as floodgates. Handwriting on the print reads, "Bonneville Dam - Columbia River Highway. D-107 Cross & Dimmitt." Stamp on the back of the print for Angelus Commercial Studios.

Cross & Dimmitt (Portland, Or.)

Aerial View of Bonneville Dam

Aerial photograph of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Looking east, up the river. Stamp on the back of the print reads, "Taken by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon. Please credit." Second stamp reads, "H.W.S. Apr 1, 1948." Third stamp reads, "Beaver Engraving Co." of Portland, Oregon.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration

Aerial View from 5,000 Foot Elevation - Bonneville Power and Navigation Project

Aerial photograph and survey of Bradford Island and the construction of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Written labels on the print indicate the locations of the fish hatchery, ship locks, power house, and more. Writing on the top right of the print reads, "Aerial view from 5,000 ft. elev. Bonneville Power and Navigation Project. Cost 32,200,000. Construction period - Nov. 1933 - Dec. 1937." Other writings on the print indicate this was taken on March 27, 1935 by Brubaker Aerial Surveys. Stamp on the back of the print requests that Brubaker be given credit for the photograph.

Brubaker Aerial Surveys (Portland, Or.)

Aerial View of the Long-Bell Lumber Company - Longview, Washington

Aerial photograph of the Long-Bell Lumber Company in Longview, Washington. Typed label on the back of the print reads, "Airplane view of the greatest lumber manufacturing plants in the world, the operations of the Long-Bell Lumber Company at Longview, Washington. The two units shown here are operating on double shifts, turning out 1,800,000 feet of lumber daily. Buildings of these units cover 78 acres with roofing. Between the two units is the power plant which has a capacity of 18,000 kilowatts. Its two stacks are each 300 feet high. On the Columbia river can be seen a portion of the 200 foot lumber export dock which was partially under construction when the picture was taken." Writing on the bottom of the print reads, "L.B.A.8."

Looking Across the Columbia River from Skamania, Washington

Photograph taken from the shore of the Washington side of the Columbia River near Skamania, looking across the river at Oregon. Horsetail Falls is visible to the left. The waters of the river are calm and there is a boat near shore in the foreground. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "A placid vista of the majestic Columbia with Horse Tail Falls in the middle distance." Typed label on the back of the print reads, "Looking across Columbia River from Butler, showing Horse Tail Falls -- Via S.P.&S. Plate No. 4152." Embossment on the front of the print indicates a 1909 copyright by the Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Sunset on Astoria Bay, Columbia River Estuary

Photograph of several boats on a wide portion of the Columbia River Estuary near Astoria, Oregon. The sun reflects on the water. A large boat with lowered masts floats on the water in the center. Writing on the bottom of the print reads, "Copyright 1914, F.H. Kiser." Handwriting on the back reads, "Sunset on Astoria Bay. Columbia River Estuary. Copyright Kiser."

Kiser, Fred H., 1878-1955

Looking West from Crown Point, Columbia River Highway, Oregon

Photograph of the view looking west from Crown Point on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. There are several islands in the Columbia River and the Columbia River Highway is visible alongside the river. The top of Rooster Rock is visible on the lower right. The location of the Steigerwald Dairy is outlined in pencil in the distance. Today this area is known as the Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Writing on the front of the print reads, "Looking west from Crown Point Columbia River Highway Oregon. #D28. Copyright Cross & Dimmitt." Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "The Steigerwald Dairy from Crown Point. Outlined in pencil." Second handwritten note on the back reads, "Washougal." Stamp on the back for Cross & Dimmitt, Scenic Photographers.

Cross & Dimmitt (Portland, Or.)

View of Hood River and White Salmon on the Columbia River

Photograph showing a view of Hood River, Oregon on the south side of the Columbia River and White Salmon, Washington on the north side of the river. Taken from a hillside above Hood River and looking east up the Columbia River Gorge. The Hood River Bridge crosses the Columbia River. Typed writing on the back of the print reads, "Looking down Columbia River Canyon - Hood River & White Salmon, Wash. - SP&S Ry." Stamp on the back for Angelus Commercial Studio.

Angelus Commercial Studio (Portland, Or.)

Contractor's Special to McNary Dam

Photograph of a group of people wearing hard hats outside a building at McNary Dam on the Columbia River. Behind them is an SP&S Empire Builder train. The train is at the base of a bluff. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Contractors special to McNary Dam. Thursday, June 3, 1954."

Viewing Celilo Falls, Columbia River

Photograph of a Native American person standing on a rock overlooking Celilo Falls on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Large rapids flow past the rock and there is a cloud of mist above the water. The person wears a hat and their back is turned to the camera as they face the river. Taken looking towards the mountains on the Washington side of the river. Stamp at the bottom of the print indicates a 1907 copyright notice for Benjamin A. Gifford. Stamp on the back reads, "Photo Copyright R.I. Gifford."

Gifford, Benjamin A.

View of the Columbia River and Mount Hood

Photograph showing a view of Mount Hood across the Columbia River. Taken from the Washington side of the river and looking south toward Oregon. The sun shines down on Mount Hood. There is an island in the river in the foreground. Stamp on the front of the print indicates a copyright by Kiser Photo Co., for a date between 1900-1909. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Columbia River and Mt. Hood, Oregon."

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Fishwheel on the Columbia River, Oregon

Photograph of a fishwheel on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from the Oregon side of the river, looking west. A large mountain is visible across the river in Washington. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Fish Wheel at Moffetts (Bonneville Dam)." Stamps on the front and the back of the print indicate a 1909 copyright by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Ry.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

View of Mount Hood Across the Columbia River

Photograph of a view of Mount Hood across of the Columbia River. Taken from the area around White Salmon and Underwood on the Washington side of the river, looking south toward Hood River, Oregon and the mountain in the background. There are trees on a steep embankment in the foreground. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Mt. Hood & Columbia River from White Salmon - Underwood, Wash. SP&S Ry."

SP&S Eastbound Train Along Columbia River at Beacon Rock, Washington

Photograph of an SP&S train traveling eastbound along the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington. The train passes in front of Beacon Rock. Taken from the Oregon side of the river, looking north across the river. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File No. 26 - SP&S eastbound train along Columbia River at Beacon Rock."

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Fishwheel on the Columbia River, Oregon

Photograph of a fishwheel on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Two sets of railroad tracks pass the fishwheel. Taken from the Oregon side of the gorge, looking across the Columbia River at a large mountain in Washington in the background. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Oregon side, North Columbia River Fish Wheel (Trap)" Stamps on the front and back of the print indicate a 1909 copyright by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Train in the Columbia River Gorge

Photograph of a westbound train traveling on the Washington side of the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. The train has a steam locomotive and has just traveled through a tunnel. To the right of the train, view looks east up the river and both sides of the gorge are visible. There is some snow on the ground. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Westbound SP&S train along Columbia River."

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