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  1. 1894 Portland Flood, Goodyear Rubber Co. - Towne

    1894 Portland Flood, Goodyear Rubber Co.

    This unusual photo shows the interior of the Goodyear Rubber Company retail store, located on First Street, about two blocks from the Willamette River. Learn More
  2. 1912 and 1900 School Buildings in Sisters

    1912 and 1900 School Buildings in Sisters - c. 1919

    The two-room schoolhouse on the right was the second school building in the town of Sisters, and was replaced in 1912 by the six-room structure on the left. Learn More
  3. 20th Century Grocery, Oregon City

    20th Century Grocery, Oregon City - 1919

    This photo of the 20th Century Grocery store at 611 Main Street in Oregon City was taken in August, 1919, shortly after the end of World War I. Learn More
  4. A Seed Store in Washington State

    A Seed Store in Washington State - c. 1900

    They're ready for business at the seed store, as long as you have cash, though I'm not too sure about that fellow in the middle. Learn More
  5. A. M. Williams Dry Goods, The Dalles - Benjamin Gifford

    A. M. Williams Dry Goods, The Dalles - c. 1895

    Built in 1870, this building still stands at 306 2nd Street, though the facade has been extensively modernized for both it and the building to the right. Learn More
  6. Adams Department Store Throws a Sale

    Adams Department Store Throws a Sale - c. 1910

    Adams Department Store in Oregon City did a lot of business with local mill workers. Their sign states this is the second shipment of 300 "mill shoes" they'd received in a month. Learn More
  7. Air Conditioned Cafe, Vale - Lee

    Air Conditioned Cafe, Vale - 1941

    According to his notes, this photo was created by Russell Lee on the Fourth of July in 1941. Learn More
  8. Alcove Point and Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) - Crawford

    Alcove Point and Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) - c. 1890

    Barely visible in the distance in this photo of women picnicking at Alcove Point is the lighthouse at Cape Foulweather, now known as Yaquina Head. Learn More
  9. Alpha Hall, Oregon Agricultural College - Crawford

    Alpha Hall, Oregon Agricultural College - c. 1890

    Alpha Hall, the first residence hall on the Oregon Agricultural College campus, was constructed by Samuel G. McFadden in 1889. Learn More
  10. An Abandoned Farmhouse in Central Oregon - Rothstein

    An Abandoned Farmhouse in Central Oregon - 1936

    Photographer Arthur Rothstein notes that this scene represents "years of unfruitful efforts to make things grow". Learn More
  11. 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
  12. An Old Hunting Cabin Near Mt. Hood - Indahl

    An Old Hunting Cabin Near Mt. Hood - c. 1905

    This photo by photographer Olaf Indahl was taken in the Welches area, near where Indahl's family also had a cabin. Learn More
  13. Arch Cape Hotel, Oregon Coast - Bartels

    Arch Cape Hotel, Oregon Coast - c. 1907

    Arch Cape was already a tourist destination in 1907. This view shows one of its finer hotels, with the owners ready to serve you. Learn More
  14. At Home with the Dogs, near Ceililo - Kilburn

    At Home with the Dogs, near Celilo Falls - 1890s

    The original stereoview refers to this modest dwelling as a "wigwam". Built from varied materials, it provides shelter for this family group - perhaps a father and his two sons. Learn More
  15. Barracks Row, U. S. Military Post, Vancouver, Washington - Eddy

    Barracks Row, U. S. Military Post, Vancouver, Washington - 1931

    These buildings of Barracks Row are across the parade grounds from the better-known Officers Row at Vancouver Barracks. Learn More
  16. Below Station A at Willamette Falls

    Below Station A at Willamette Falls - 1895

    This unusual view shows Station A, the first powerhouse used for the first long-distance transmission of electrical power in the United States. Transmission lines went 14 miles, from the Falls to Portland. Learn More
  17. Blockhouse at Upper Cascades, Columbia River - Davidson

    Blockhouse at Upper Cascades, Columbia River - c. 1885

    Built in 1856, this blockhouse was only used for a few years but lasted for decades afterwards. The Cascades were a strategic military site during unrest between early settlers and the Native American inhabitants. Learn More
  18. Blockhouse, Upper Cascades - Corps of Royal Engineers

    Blockhouse, Upper Cascades, Columbia River - 1860

    Fort Lugenbeel, also known as the Upper Blockhouse, was built in 1856 after the "Cascades Massacre" of the Yakima Indian Wars occurred just downstream. Learn More
  19. Bluffs Near Newport - Thomas

    Bluffs Near Newport - c. 1910

    Yaquina Head Lighthouse can be seen in the distance in this hundred-year-old, but very modern looking, scenic photo taken by Albert Thomas, a professional photographer from Newport. Learn More
  20. Buggy in Front of the Courthouse, Oregon City - Eddy

    Buggy in Front of the Courthouse, Oregon City - c. 1915

    One of Ralph Eddy's early glass plate photos, this crisp view taken with his large wooden camera shows a street scene at Eighth and Main Streets in downtown Oregon City. Learn More
  21. Building on the Edge - Gifford

    Building on the Edge - 1890s

    A rather surreal photograph of a building overhanging the edge of a channel at the Dalles. Learn More
  22. 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
  23. C. N. Haines Store, NW Corner 1st and A, Oswego

    C. N. Haines Store, NW Corner 1st and A, Oswego - c. 1910

    After a day battling traffic traveling through First Addition in Lake Oswego, come back and look at this photo of how it appeared a hundred years ago. Learn More
  24. Cabins at Cloud Cap Inn, Mt. Hood

    Cabins at Cloud Cap Inn, Mt. Hood - c. 1900

    Cloud Cap Inn was opened on the north side of Mt. Hood in 1889, a project of William S. Ladd and C.E.S. Wood. These cabins were built at the front of the main Inn. Learn More
  25. Cans of Salmon, Warren Packing Co., Cathlamet - Ford

    Cans of Salmon, Warren Packing Co., Cathlamet - c. 1900

    Several hundred thousand cans of salmon stand ready for shipment in the Warren cannery in Cathlamet, Washington. Learn More
  26. Cape Disappointment, Lighthouse & Cannon - Muybridge

    Cape Disappointment, Lighthouse & Cannon - 1871

    This photo of Cape Disappointment's lighthouse and cannon was taken by Eadweard Muybridge in spring of 1871, when he was hired by the Lighthouse Board to photograph lighthouses from Washington Territory to San Diego. Learn More
  27. Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse - c. 1890

    Yaquina Head is a narrow point of land jutting due west into the Pacific at the north end of Newport in Lincoln County. It is currently managed by the BLM as the Yaquina Head Natural Area. Learn More
  28. Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup #2 - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup #2 - c. 1890

    A group of tourists, or perhaps the lighthouse keepers' families, pose at the base of the Yaquina Head lighthouse north of Newport. Learn More
  29. Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup - c. 1890

    Completed in 1873, at 93 feet, Yaquina Head is Oregon's tallest lighthouse. Its original Fresnel lense is still in use. Learn More
  30. Cape Foulweather Lighthouse, Looking Out to Sea - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather Lighthouse, Looking Out to Sea - c. 1890

    One of a series of Crawford's views of this lighthouse, this one is taken looking over the complex towards the ocean, and shows the fenced in areas for crops and livestock. Learn More
  31. 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
  32. Car Camping at the Newly Completed Crater Lake Lodge

    Car Camping at the Newly Completed Crater Lake Lodge - c. 1916

    Car camping was popular by 1916, and setups often involved pitching a tent over the car itself, as can be seen by two sets of campers in the foreground. Learn More
  33. Card Room, Oregon City Woolen Mills

    Card Room, Oregon City Woolen Mill - 1918

    A 1918 view of the card room at Oregon City Woolen Mills, where wool fibers were separated and put in a thread-like form before spinning. Learn More
  34. Cascades of the Columbia - McAlpin

    Cascades of the Columbia - c. 1890

    The Cascade Rapids on the Columbia River were one of two sections of the river that blocked passage for steamboats, the other being The Dalles. Learn More
  35. Cazadero Powerhouse, Near Estacada

    Cazadero Powerhouse, Near Estacada - 1912

    Built in 1907 next to the Clackamas River, not on it, the Cazadero Powerhouse was powered by man-made Faraday Lake, itself filled by Cazadero Dam, two miles upstream. Learn More
  36. Celilo Falls, Circa 1915

    Celilo Falls, Circa 1915

    This image, recreated from a detailed larger print, shows another edition of the evolving fishing structures at Celilo Falls. Learn More
  37. Central Public School, Corvallis - Crawford

    Central Public School, Corvallis - c. 1890

    Built in 1889 on 7th Street between Monroe and Madison, Central School replaced South School, which had burned in 1887, and North School, which was turned into a private residence. Learn More
  38. Chanticleer Inn, Columbia River Highway - Pacific Photo Co.

    Chanticleer Inn, Columbia River Highway - c. 1916

    The Chanticleer Inn, at the west end of the Columbia River Highway, was built in 1912 and predated the highway. Like many early wooden inns, it burned down, in 1930. Learn More
  39. Charman Brothers Block, Oregon City

    Charman Brothers Block, Oregon City - c. 1895

    Built in 1889 by brothers T. L. and Elmer E. Charman, the Charman Bros. Block was for years the grand building of Main Street in Oregon City. Learn More
  40. Chinook Lodge - Agate

    Chinook Lodge - circa 1842

    This view is reproduced from an engraving published in the 1845 "Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition", led by Charles Wilkes. Learn More
  41. City Garage on 10th Street, Portland

    City Garage on 10th Street, Portland - 1915

    The crew poses for a group portrait in this view of an early garage in downtown Portland. Vehicles lining the walls include a mail truck in the back left. Learn More
  42. Clay Moore Saloon, in Blanco Hotel, Marshfield

    Clay Moore Saloon, in Blanco Hotel, Marshfield - c. 1900

    Patrons gather outside the Clay Moore Saloon, in the Norman Building, at Front and Commercial in Marshfield (now known as Coos Bay). Moore operated several Marshfield saloons - this one is in the old Blanco Hotel. Learn More
  43. Cleaning Up After the 1890 Flood, Oregon City - Prier

    Cleaning Up After the 1890 Flood, Oregon City

    Though not as high in 1861, the flood of 1890 caused extensive damage to buildings on both sides of the Willamette River. Learn More
  44. Closeup of Old Blockhouse at the Cascades - Hazeltine

    Closeup of Old Blockhouse at the Cascades - 1880s

    This closeup view shows how the solidly built blockhouse still persisted thirty years after it was abandoned. Learn More
  45. Cloud Cap Inn and Mt. Hood

    Cloud Cap Inn and Mt. Hood - c. 1895

    Opened in 1889, Cloud Cap Inn was built on the north side of Mt. Hood at the 6,000 foot level - about the same level as today's Timberline Lodge. Learn More
  46. Cloudcap Inn and Mt. Hood - Eddy

    Cloud Cap Inn and Mt. Hood - c. 1935

    Mount Hood is definitely the focus of this image by Ralph Eddy, though some details of Cloud Cap Inn can be clearly seen in the lower left. Learn More
  47. Cloud Cap Inn, Mt. Hood - Keystone Views

    Cloud Cap Inn, Mt. Hood - c. 1900

    A group of visitors demonstrate appropriate mountain attire while visiting Cloud Cap Inn on the northeast flank of Mount Hood. Learn More
  48. Crater Lake Lodge, After Expansion - Eddy

    Crater Lake Lodge, After Expansion - 1926

    Originally opened in 1915, Crater Lake Lodge was significantly expanded from 1922 through 1924, doubling the number of guest rooms and adding private bathrooms to the lodge's new wing. Learn More
  49. Crater Lake Lodge, Before Expansion

    Crater Lake Lodge, Before Expansion - 1921

    This unusually early photo of Crater Lake Lodge was taken in 1921. We can date it from the dealer plates on the car. Learn More
  50. Crescent City Light-House - J. J. Owings

    Crescent City Light-House - circa 1895

    Also known as Battery Point Lighthouse, this lighthouse was one of the first on the west coast, and was initially lit on December 10th, 1856. Learn More

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