Arthur M. Prentiss - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. Gaffing for Salmon at Celilo Falls - Prentiss

    Gaffing for Salmon at Celilo Falls - 1921

    Sometimes called "Spearing for Salmon", this popular view shows the use of the gaff hook - a sharp hook at the end of a long pole, used to stab the fish and then lift it to shore. Learn More
  2. Interstate Bridge, Nearing Completion - Prentiss

    Interstate Bridge, Nearing Completion - 1917

    This is the new Interstate Bridge, the first auto bridge between Portland and Vancouver, shortly before it was opened on Feb. 14th, 1917 - which was Oregon's 58th anniversary of its statehood. Learn More
  3. Needles at Cannon Beach, Oregon - Prentiss

    Needles at Cannon Beach, Oregon - c. 1920

    This image is recreated from a hand-tinted large glass slide, also called a magic lantern slide. Learn More
  4. Opening of Isaac Lee Patterson Bridge across Rogue River - Prentiss

    Opening of Isaac Lee Patterson Bridge across Rogue River - 1932

    This detailed view by Arthur M. Prentiss shows the crowd "waiting for the opening signal from President Hoover", according to a note on the back of the original print. Learn More
  5. Oregon City Woolen Mills Covered with Ivy - Prentiss

    Oregon City Woolen Mills Covered in Ivy - 1926

    By 1926 the Oregon City Woolen Mills' brick walls were completely covered in ivy, which was kept carefully trimmed around windows and doors and along the roofline. Learn More
  6. Prospect Hotel, on Crater Lake Highway - Prentiss

    Prospect Hotel, on Crater Lake Highway - c. 1920

    Located half-way on a two-day carriage trip from Medford to Crater Lake, the Prospect Hotel was built in the late 1800s as the Boothby House. Learn More
  7. Putting at Waverley Country Club - Prentiss

    Putting at Waverley Country Club - c. 1925

    Waverley Country Club was chartered in 1896, making it the second private golf club established west of the Mississippi. It moved to its current location along the Willamette River in 1898. Learn More
  8. The Canal of the Dalles - Prentiss

    The Canal of the Dalles - c. 1925

    This close-up view of the Canal of the Dalles demonstrates the ruggedness of the rock formations that channel the waters of the Columbia at this point. Learn More
  9. Wreck of the Schooner Marconi, Marshfield - Prentiss

    Wreck of the Schooner Marconi, Marshfield - 1909

    In 1909 the Marconi ran aground on the Coos Bay south spit, while leaving for Valpariso, Chile. This unusual close-up view shows a group of curious visitors examining her wreckage. Learn More

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