West Linn, Oregon - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

West Linn, Oregon - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Items 1 to 50 of 105 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

List  Grid 

Set Descending Direction
  1. A Gathering at Schnoeer Park

    A Gathering at Schnoerr Park - circa 1920

    A well-dressed group poses for a portrait at Schnoerr Park, located across the Tualatin River from the town of Willamette. Learn More
  2. An Early School Bus, Sunset Schools, West Linn

    An Early School Bus, Sunset School, West Linn - 1904

    Horse-drawn carriages provided the first public school transportation. This photo has been described as the first public transportation of pupils in Oregon. Learn More
  3. Applying Gunite, Oregon City Bridge Construction - Eddy

    Applying Gunite, Oregon City Bridge Construction - 1922

    The Oregon City Bridge is the only Oregon bridge to be encased in gunite, which protects its steel frame from corrosive sulfur dioxide fumes from the paper mills to the south of the bridge. Learn More
  4. Arch Bridge from Below - Eddy

    Arch Bridge from Below - c. 1950

    This deceptively simple view from below shows the Arch Bridge at about the age of thirty. Learn More
  5. At the Mouth of the Tualatin

    At the Mouth of the Tualatin - c. 1930

    In a location that looks much the same today, a young woman poses on a rock where the Tualatin flows into the Willamette. The original for this view is a hand-colored print from a black and white photograph. Learn More
  6. Barge Used for Oregon City Bridge Construction - Eddy

    Barge Used for Oregon City Bridge Construction - 1922

    This close-up view shows us many of the details of the barge with a steam donkey powered crane used to build the Oregon City Arch Bridge. Learn More
  7. Bolton and the Falls, Looking South

    Bolton and the Falls, Looking South - c. 1960

    This 1960s aerial photo, taken as part of the early planning for Interstate 205, shows the community of Bolton, with West Linn High School to the right and Willamette Falls in the distance. Learn More
  8. Bolton Baseball Team

    Bolton Baseball Team - c. 1930

    The Bolton baseball team poses for a portrait on the front steps of the old Bolton School. The coach, in the back row, is Mayor Frank Hammerle. Learn More
  9. Branch Electric Railway Line to Moehnke's Mill

    Branch Electric Railway Line to Moehnke's Mill - 1900s

    This lumber car was part of a branch electric railway line from Willamette Falls along the river to Moehnke's Mill, two miles upstream. The boy on the car is Howard Moehnke. Learn More
  10. Building Station B Electric Plant at Willamette Falls

    Building Station B Electric Plant at Willamette Falls - 1895

    The concrete foundation for the new Station B Electric Plant on the west bank at the Falls is in progress in this unusual view of its initial construction. Learn More
  11. Building the Bolton Reservoir - Davis

    Building the Bolton Reservoir - c. 1915

    Photographer S. P. Davis has captured some wonderful abstract patterns while documenting the construction of West Linn's first reservoir in about 1915. Learn More
  12. Building the Temporary Bridge at Willamette Falls - Eddy

    Building the Temporary Bridge at Willamette Falls - 1921

    It's said that this temporary footbridge was built in one day, which may be a slight exaggeration, but it clearly went up quickly. Learn More
  13. Building West Linn's First Stand Pipe - Davis

    Building West Linn's First Stand Pipe - c. 1915

    This fifty-foot tall, 50,000 gallon standpipe was built as part of West Linn's first water project, to supply the upper parts of the newly-incorporated city. Learn More
  14. Capen Shoe Company Factory, Willamette

    Capen Shoe Company Factory, Willamette - c. 1908

    Established by 1895 by Ellery Capen and his family, their shoe factory was to be the first of many industrial employers in the new community of Willamette. Learn More
  15. Clowning Around at Schnoerr's Park

    Clowning Around at Schnoerr's Park - circa 1920

    Schnoerr's Park was a private gathering place located across the Tualatin River from the town of Willamette, operating from about 1900 to the 1930s. Learn More
  16. Cow & Calves on 13th Street in Willamette

    Cow & Calves on 13th Street in Willamette - c. 1898

    Looking north on 13th Street in Willamette, now part of West Linn, towards what's now known as Willamette Falls Drive. The cow belonged to H. T. Shipley; the house is the Leisman/Elligsen House. Learn More
  17. Dance Hall at Schnoerr Park

    Dance Hall at Schnoerr Park, near West Linn - c. 1910

    People are enjoying themselves at Schnoerr Park, across the Tualatin River from the Willamette neighborhood of West Linn. Learn More
  18. Dedication Crowd, Oregon City Bridge Opening - Eddy

    Dedication Crowd, Oregon City Bridge Opening - 1922

    On December 28, 1922, the new Arch Bridge across the Willamette River between Oregon City and West Linn was dedicated. Photographer Ralph Eddy captures the view from below. Learn More
  19. Early West Linn from Oregon City Bluffs - Stevens

    Early West Linn from Oregon City Bluffs - c. 1895

    Two couples pose for a portrait at the top of the bluff in Oregon City, with the suspension bridge and Willamette River in the background. Learn More
  20. Fields Covered Bridge, on the Tualatin River

    Fields Covered Bridge, on the Tualatin River - c. 1935

    The last of four Fields Covered Bridges over the Tualatin River, west of Willamette. Learn More
  21. Fishing Below Willamette Falls (Tinted)
  22. High Wheeler on West End of Oregon City Bridge

    High Wheeler on West End of Oregon City Bridge - c. 1895

    A young man poses with his high wheeler bicycle on the west end of the old Oregon City suspension bridge - the original "bridge to nowhere". Learn More
  23. Ice Beginning to Form at the New Bolton Reservoir - Davis

    Ice Beginning to Form at the New Bolton Reservoir - c. 1916

    This wintertime view of the newly completed Bolton Reservoir was taken by Oregon City photographer S. P. Davis as part of a series documenting the South Fork water project. Learn More
  24. In Front of the Old Growth Log at Schnoerr Park

    In Front of the Old Growth Log at Schnoerr Park c 1910

    A distinctly German looking group poses on a large log at Schnoerr's Park, located across the Tualatin from the town of Willamette. Learn More
  25. Interior of Station B Power Plant, Willamette Falls

    Interior of Station B Power Plant, Willamette Falls - 1896

    This detailed view of Station B was created shortly after its completion in 1895. Learn More
  26. John Goldade's Willamette Garage

    John Goldade's Willamette Garage - c. 1930

    John Goldade and his wife purchased this service station at 7th Avenue and 12th Street in 1927. Learn More
  27. Lamprey Eels at Willamette Falls

    Lamprey Eels at Willamette Falls - 1913

    Lamprey eels are actually a fish, not an eel. Older than salmon, they also migrate to the ocean and return to Northwest rivers to spawn. Learn More
  28. Loading Paper on a Barge, Crown-Willamette Paper Company

    Loading Paper on a Barge, Crown-Willamette Paper Company - c. 1920

    An unusual vantage point for a photo of Crown-Willamette Paper Company gives us a good view of a crew loading paper on a barge, using hand-trucks. Learn More
  29. Log Rafts Above Suspension Bridge, Willamette Falls

    Log Rafts Above Suspension Bridge, Willamette Falls - 1897

    For decades, much of the traffic through Willamette Falls Locks was log rafts, moving downstream to Portland area sawmills, and often beyond. Learn More
  30. Log Rafts Below Willamette Falls Locks

    Log Rafts Below Willamette Falls Locks - c. 1905

    This classic view looks upstream below the locks and above them, Willamette Falls. Learn More
  31. Logs on the Willamette, Looking Towards Pete's Mountain - Tibbitts

    Logs on the Willamette, Looking Towards Pete's Mountain - c. 1908

    This image of log rafts on the Willamette, above the Falls, gives us an idea of how many logs were taken downstream from forests in the upper Willamette Valley. Learn More
  32. Looking Down Buck Street in Bolton

    Looking Down Buck Street in Bolton - c. 1899

    This photograph down Buck Street towards the Willamette River in the Bolton area of West Linn, a few years after Bolton was platted in 1896. Learn More
  33. Looking Downstream Towards the New Oregon City Bridge

    Looking Downstream Towards the New Oregon City Bridge - c. 1888

    We can date this image by noting the presence of the suspension bridge, opened in 1888, and the absence of many paper mill buildings on the west shore, which were built shortly after the bridge was finished. Learn More
  34. Looking Northeast from the Top of 4th Street Stairs, Oregon City

    Looking Northeast from the Top of 4th Street Stairs, Oregon City - 1893

    A number of overview photos of Oregon City were taken from the "back side", due to great vantage points from the bluffs behind the town. Learn More
  35. Looking Over Canemah Towards the Arch Bridge - Eddy

    Looking Over Canemah Towards the Arch Bridge - 1937

    It's not easy to find older photos of Canemah - usually the town is in the far background of photographs taken looking upstream at Willamette Falls. Learn More
  36. Looking Over Oregon City Mills - Richard Prier

    Looking Over Oregon City Mills - circa 1891

    This picturesque view of industry looks over the steamboat pond, with its reflections of Portland Flouring Mill Company's Old Imperial Mills building, behind the power pole, and its lower river warehouse to the left. Learn More
  37. Looking Over Suspension Bridge Towards Oregon City

    Looking Over Suspension Bridge Towards Oregon City - c. 1890

    This detailed view of the old Oregon City Suspension Bridge, built in 1888, is restored from an original glass negative made shortly after the bridge was completed. Learn More
  38. Looking West Across Bolton

    Looking West Across Bolton - c. 1960

    From a series of aerial photos taken for the planning of the I205 freeway, showing a very rural-looking West Linn. Learn More
  39. Making Their own Fun in Willamette

    Making Their own Fun in Willamette - 1949

    In this 1949 snapshot, Duane Davis (holding the reins) and Jay Dunwoodie guide Clarabelle the burro down Eighth Avenue in the Willamette neighborhood of West Linn. Learn More
  40. Mills and Sternwheeler at Willamette Falls - Eddy

    Mills and Sternwheeler at Willamette Falls - c. 1915

    There's a lot going on, and a lot of crisp detail, in this glass plate negative created by Ralph Eddy of Oregon City in about 1915. Learn More
  41. Moehnke's Mill and Willamette - Eddy

    Moehnke's Mill and Willamette - c. 1914

    Moehnke's sawmill was located on the Willamette River above the Falls, and produced much of the lumber used to build the town of Willamette around 1900. Learn More
  42. Moehnke's Sawmill near Willamette

    Moehnke's Sawmill near Willamette - c. 1900

    This small sawmill was operated by the Moehnke family from 1892 through 1918. It was located on the Willamette River near the current site of the Blue Heron lagoon. Learn More
  43. Moving the Willamette Meteorite to the River - Leavens

    Moving the Willamette Meteorite to the River - 1905

    The locals have come out to supervise the moving of the meteorite, using large logs, smaller logs as rollers, and a vertical log in a hole used to winch the heavy load. Learn More
  44. Nearly Completed Oregon City Bridge with Scaffolding - Eddy

    Nearly Completed Oregon City Bridge with Scaffolding - 1922

    The scaffolding seen here was built to apply the metal mesh and coating of gunite for the bridge. The steel structure had already been completed. Learn More
  45. New Construction at Paper Mills, Willamette Falls - Kelley

    New Construction at Paper Mills, Willamette Falls - 1906

    This rather chaotic view shows piles of lumber, wood pulp, cordwood and rocks as construction is completed for the new building in the left foreground. Learn More
  46. Newly Completed Oregon City Suspension Bridge - Prier

    Newly Completed Oregon City Suspension Bridge - c. 1888

    This early view of the suspension bridge also tells us a lot about the early production of electricity at Willamette Falls. Learn More
  47. Oregon City Bridge from Grand Opening Program - Eddy

    Oregon City Bridge from Grand Opening Program - 1922

    This panoramic view is taken from the official program of the grand opening of the Oregon City - West Linn arched bridge in 1922. Learn More
  48. Oregon City Suspension Bridge

    Oregon City Suspension Bridge - c. 1890

    This highly detailed view, restored from the original glass negative, shows the first suspension bridge west of the Mississippi, completed in 1888. Learn More
  49. Oregon City Suspension Bridge - Watson

    Oregon City Suspension Bridge - c. 1900

    This view looking downstream on the Willamette River below the falls reveals the striking design of the first Oregon City bridge, built in 1888. Learn More
  50. Oregon City Woolen Mills

    Oregon City Woolen Mills - c. 1893

    This highly detailed view of the woolen mills and other structures on both sides of the river lends itself to larger format prints. Learn More

Items 1 to 50 of 105 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

List  Grid 

Set Descending Direction