Skamania County (Wash.)

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Bridge at the Cascades

Transcription from back: “Fourth Bridge O. R. Road.” Bridge at the Cascades on the Oregon side. Cars were drawn by mules, about 1863.

Toft, Peter Petersen, 1825-1901

Castle Rock

Painting of Castle Rock (Also known as Beacon Rock). Transcription from back: “Castle Rock, painted by Peter Peterson Toft.”

Toft, Peter Petersen, 1825-1901

Castle Rock

Painting of four people in a canoe in front of Castle Rock (Also known as Beacon Rock). Transcription from back: “Beacon Rock, Castle Rock, 2 m. below Cas.”

Toft, Peter Petersen, 1825-1901

Looking northeast from Linnton

Photograph taken from a hillside, looking northeast from the Linnton community. Below is the Willamette River, houses, and various industrial buildings. A lumber yard can be seen on the east bank of the river, and Mt. Saint Helens is in the far distance (negative 9 of 31). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Linnton.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Two men on boat

Photograph of two unidentified men on a boat flying a pennant, probably a Portland Yacht Club pennant. The number “7 II G” is visible on the side of the boat. Image note: Negative damage at bottom of image.

Aerial view of the Vanport flood

An aerial photograph of flood waters during the Vanport flood with Mount St. Helens visible in the distance. Vanport City, once the second largest city in Oregon, was destroyed by a flood on May 30, 1948 when water breached a nearby section of the dike along the Columbia River. This photograph was part of a series of selected snapshots of "Vanport City, Ore. Destroyed by the Mighty Columbia River," sold as a set after the flood.

Shingle mill in Kenton

A shingle mill in the Kenton area, with a house display attached to the roof of the building. Stacks of wood can be seen around the building, and Mt. Saint Helens (?) is in the distance (negative 3 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fire in North Bonneville, Washington

Two people walking away from the camera during a fire at North Bonneville, in the Columbia River Gorge. In front of the pair is an aged wooden building with a sign that reads “Goddards Pool Room.” A large fire, likely started near Copeland Lumber company, spread through much of the business and residential sector of the town (negative 4 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fire in North Bonneville, Washington

A jukebox and pinball machines, in an outside area at night, taken during a fire in North Bonneville Washington. A man in a suit stands in front of one of the pinball machines. A large fire, likely started near Copeland Lumber company, spread through much of the business and residential sector of the town (negative 5 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fire in North Bonneville, Washington

A burned building in North Bonneville Washington, taken at night. Beds, a sink, and other pieces of furniture can be seen in the building. A large fire, likely started near Copeland Lumber company, spread through much of the business and residential sector of the town (negative 6 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fire in North Bonneville, Washington

A man uses a shovel to sort through debris after a fire at a gas station in North Bonneville Washington. Taken at night, the charred remains of gas pumps can be seen. A large fire, likely started near Copeland Lumber company, spread through much of the business and residential sector of the town (negative 9 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Castle Rock and Houseboat - Columbia River

Platinum Print of a houseboat moored at the base of Castle Rock (today known as Beacon Rock) on the Columbia River. Handwritten inscription from the back of the print reads, "Castle Rock - Columbia." Signed, "Copyrighted 1902, Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.

White, Lily E.

Castle Rock Looking North - Columbia

Platinum Print of Castle Rock (today known as Beacon Rock) looking north from Mosquito Island (today known as Peirce Island). Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "Castle Rock Looking North - Columbia." This print is sometimes published as, "Mosquito Island." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.

White, Lily E.

Cape Horn and Lone Rock - Columbia

Platinum print of Cape Horn on the Columbia River. Lone Rock (today known as Phoca Rock) is visible in the distance. Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "Cape Horn and Lone Rock - Columbia." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.

White, Lily E.

Storm Mountain - Columbia

Platinum print of storm clouds gathering over Cook Hill and Dog Mountain on the Columbia River. The photograph is looking west. Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "Storm Mountain - Columbia." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.

White, Lily E.

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 11

Raw news footage of the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Description provided by broadcaster: “The big eruption - slide sequence campsite - windshield - mountain and fast sequence

Camera - Don Stapleton, logs and river from river bank. Man pulls fish from river.

Toutle River - Long shot of mountain erupting ash. Eerie picture. Toutle River - road block. Logs and bridge.

Toutle flood, mountain and landscape in foreground. News people and other aircraft. Sea of mud. Small building in mud….. flying down river. Logs and debris, wall of gunk, highway, wide shots of mountain. Logs moving.

Long shot-mountain still in picture. One and scarcely see that the ash is moving. Static shot of eruption.”

KATU (Television station : Portland, Or.)

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 12

Raw news footage of the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Description provided by broadcaster: “Long-shot of mountain erupting. Static.

More eruption. Aerials wide to close. Pictures of ash and surrounding area.

Close pictures of eruption.

House floating down Toutle River. Hits bridge, incredible footage.

Mt. St. Helens vs. Trojan nuclear plant. Aerials of Mt. St. Helens. Trojan in background.

Muddied water near Trojan.

River mud and debris. Spectators.

More muddy water. Spectators.

Log flow. Wide shot of mountain. Fred Jenkins gives report on eruption in studio with geologist.

Bridges, N. Toutle flooding. No logs.

Logs flowing with river.

News conference with volcanologist/geologist. Crowd shot...wide.”

KATU (Television station : Portland, Or.)

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 13

Raw news footage of the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Description provided by broadcaster: “Wide shot of mountain erupting. Spectators, close shot of eruption.
David Jackson live remote. Close eruption. Lightning, still of same. More mountain eruption. Another lightning freeze frame. More lightning.

FROM KOMO IN SEATTLE, DAVID CROCKETT FILM. Mountain erupts, pictures of valley, erupting mountain. Mud river. Shaking trees, pictures of his news car. Ash coming in, mud near car. Wind and mountain erupting in background.

Road washed out, hot mud and water.

David Crockett speaks. Aerials of his car. His rescue? River of mud.

Life Flyte Helicopter. Volcano Victims. (Not Crockett). Emmanuel Hospital, burn victims.”

KATU (Television station : Portland, Or.)

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