Sandbags around Union Station during the Vanport flood

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Sandbags around Union Station during the Vanport flood


  • 1948-05 (Creation)


photograph; photographic prints; 8x10 in

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A photograph of a line of sandbags holding back flood waters in downtown Portland, Oregon. Union Station and the railroad yards are visible submerged in floodwater in the background. Several unidentified men are working to help reinforce the sandbag wall at various point. The back of the image is stamped with, "Camera Art Studio 4706 N. E. Glisan VE, 3866 Portland, 13, Oregon. 3810 25."

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Vanport flood photographs collection, 1948; Org. Lot 131

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