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Silver thaw

Photograph showing street scene with icy streets and electric utility lines, possibly at Washington and Park. Several horse-drawn carts can be seen in the distance, as well as pedestrians. Icicles hang from the electric utility lines throughout the frame.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5959, 371N5960, and 371N5961.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. They are lying next to a third plane that was also damaged by the collision. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5958, 371N5960, and 371N5961.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5958, 371N5959, and 371N5961.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5958, 371N5959, and 371N5960.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two images published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on February 20 under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph had the following caption: “The ‘bit of a blow’ which Portland had this morning, in addition to causing much hat chasing, did some actual damage. At Swan island airport it inspired a Student Prince plane to fly without a pilot, with the result shown in the top photograph—the Student Prince upside down the back of a Breese plane and the two leaning against a third ship.” The photograph accompanied an article about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” Also see image Nos. 371N5958, 371N5959, 371N5960, and 371N5961.

First Presbyterian Church, Portland, with steeple damaged by lightning

Photograph showing First Presbyterian Church at 11th and Alder streets (now Southwest 11th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street) in Portland on Saturday, July 17, 1920, after lightning damaged the steeple. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s July 17 city edition under the headline “Bolt Strikes.” The photograph had the following caption: “Steeple of First Presbyterian church, Eleventh and Alder streets, showing where lightning ripped slate off the roof in a jagged streak. Below, the street is roped off to prevent injury to pedestrians.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Steeple Is Shattered by Electric Bolt” and the subheading “Patrolman C. C. Martin, Seeking Shelter From Storm, Knocked Senseless When Shock Hits Edifice; Rain Puts Out Fire.” See related image No. 376G0316.

First Presbyterian Church, Portland, with steeple damaged by lightning

Photograph showing the steeple of the First Presbyterian Church at 11th and Alder streets (now Southwest 11th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street) in Portland on Saturday, July 17, 1920, after it was damaged by lightning. The Oregon Journal published a related photograph, image No. 376G0315, and a story about the damage on the front page of Its July 17 city edition. The story had the headline “Steeple Is Shattered By Electric Bolt” and the subheading “Patrolman C. C. Martin, Seeking Shelter From Storm, Knocked Senseless When Shock Hits Edifice; Rain Puts Out Fire.”