Willamette River - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Willamette River - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. 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
  2. Boones Ferry - Patton Postcards

    Boones Ferry, near Wilsonville - c. 1908

    A tranquil view of the old Boones Ferry, near Wilsonville. Learn More
  3. Business District and Waterfront, Portland, Oregon - Ralph Eddy

    Business District and Waterfront, Portland, Oregon - 1936

    Taken during Portland's first "Fleet Week", this view shows the destroyer Reuben James and other Navy ships in front of the City's downtown business district. Learn More
  4. Fireboats George Williams and David Campbell

    Fireboats George Williams and David Campbell - c. 1913

    In 1913, two steam-powered fireboats patrolled the Portland waterfront - the George Williams and the David Campbell. They served together until 1928, when they were replaced by three new gasoline powered craft. Learn More
  5. Logjam on the Upper Willamette

    Logjam on the Upper Willamette - c. 1900

    Two steamboats arrive to help clear out a logjam under a bridge somewhere on the upper Willamette River. Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Ocean Liner Passing Through Draw of Burnside Bridge - Eddy

    Ocean Liner Passing Through Draw of Burnside Bridge - 1931

    An Ocean Liner passes through the opened bridge in September, 1931, about five years after the new Burnside Bridge was completed, replacing an 1894 swing-span version. Learn More
  10. 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
  11. Oregon City Suspension Bridge - Ford

    Oregon City Suspension Bridge - c. 1900

    In addition to displaying many details of the bridge, this photo by Ford also shows the river side of some of Oregon City's downtown buildings. Learn More
  12. Ross Island Bridge, Portland and Mt. Hood - Eddy

    Ross Island Bridge, Portland and Mt. Hood - c. 1940

    Taken just before World War II, this crisp view by Ralph Eddy reveals many details of the 1926 bridge and the neighborhood near it on the west bank of the Willamette. Learn More
  13. Salmon Fishing at the Mouth of the Clackamas River - Eddy

    Salmon Fishing at the Mouth of the Clackamas River - 1937

    Hoglines are nothing new on the Willamette River, as is evidenced by this seventy-five year old photo taken by Ralph Eddy at the mouth of the Clackamas. Learn More
  14. Sternwheeler Modoc at Wilsonville near New Railroad Trestle

    Sternwheeler Modoc at Wilsonville near New Railroad Trestle - 1907

    This detailed photo shows the Oregon Railroad & Navigation river steamer Modoc taking on some lumber as it heads downstream on the Willamette River at Wilsonville. Learn More
  15. U S S Portland Under the St Johns Bridge - Angelus Studio

    U S S Portland Under the St Johns Bridge - 1933

    The U S S Portland, which would become one of the most-decorated ships in the U S Fleet in World War II, passes under the St. Johns bridge as she arrives in Portland. Learn More
  16. Wilsonville Railroad Bridge Under Construction

    Wilsonville Railroad Bridge Under Construction - circa 1907

    This massive bridge across the Willamette River at Wilsonville was built for the Oregon Electric Railway in 1907. Learn More

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