Floods - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Floods - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. 1894 Flood at The Dalles, Chronicle Building - Herrin

    1894 Flood at The Dalles, Chronicle Building

    Two gents in a rowboat make their way down Washington Street at Second in June of 1894, after the Columbia River flooded The Dalles at its highest recorded level. Learn More
  2. 1894 Flood at The Dalles, H. H. Campbell Groceries - Herrin

    1894 Flood at The Dalles, H. H. Campbell Groceries

    Looking down Washington Street in The Dalles, during the record-setting June, 1894 flood, with the Columbia River in the distance. Learn More
  3. 1894 Flood at The Dalles, Looking Downstream - Herrin

    1894 Flood at The Dalles, Looking Downstream

    This overview of The Dalles looks down Second Street, from the east end of downtown, during the 1894 Columbia River flood. Learn More
  4. 1894 Flood at The Dalles, Looking towards the River - Herrin

    1894 Flood at The Dalles, Looking towards the River

    Looking towards the swollen Columbia River, from the residential district into the flooded commercial district, during the record-setting June, 1894 flood. Learn More
  5. 1894 Flood at The Dalles, Looking Upstream - Herrin

    1894 Flood at The Dalles, Looking Upstream

    When I first saw this photo, titled by the photographer, "Town View Looking Upstream", I took it as an idylic view of a successful town along the waterfront. Learn More
  6. 1894 Flood at The Dalles, Residential Area - Herrin

    1894 Flood at The Dalles, Residential Area

    In this view of The Dalles looking up Third Street at about Court Street, we can see the transition from business district to residential area. Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 1903 Heppner Flood, Portland Rescuers' Tent - Sigsbee

    1903 Heppner Flood, Portland Rescuers' Tent

    A large contingent of rescuers was sent from Portland to assist in the aftermath of the Heppner flash flood, Oregon's most severe natural disaster, resulting in the death of close to 250 people. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. First Street, 1876 Portland Flood - Buchtel

    First Street, 1876 Portland Flood

    In this photo of an early Portland flood, pioneer photographer Joseph Buchtel is standing at the corner of First and Pine, facing northeast. Learn More
  11. Heppner's East Side, After the Flood - Boyd G. Sigsbee

    Heppner's East Side, After the Flood - 1903

    This view of the aftermath of the Heppner Flood was taken from Chase Street by local photographer Bert Sigsbee. It shows much of the area where many trees were flattened, and all the buildings completely carried away. Learn More
  12. Heppner, Shortly After the 1903 Flood - Sigsbee

    Heppner, Shortly After the 1903 Flood

    On June 14, 1903, a flash flood destroyed much of Heppner's residential area, taking about 250 lives in the deadliest natural disaster in Oregon's history. Learn More
  13. Thomas W. Ayers Home After the Heppner Flood - Sigsbee

    Thomas W. Ayers Home After the Heppner Flood - 1903

    According to an inscription on the back of the original photo, this is the Thomas Ayers house lodged near the Palace Hotel, where it came to rest after the Heppner flash flood. Learn More
  14. Willamette Falls Locks at High Water - Eddy

    Willamette Falls Locks at High Water - 1923

    Shortly after the Arch Bridge was completed, the Willamette River experienced one of its periodic floods. Here we see high water flowing through (over) the locks on the West Linn side of Willamette Falls. Learn More

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