Waterfalls - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Waterfalls - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. 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
  2. Below Willamette Falls - Weister

    Below Willamette Falls - c. 1915

    This view showing the power and beauty of Willamette Falls is from an original glass negative by George M. Weister. Learn More
  3. Bridal Veil Falls - Savage

    Bridal Veil Falls - 1880s

    Bridal Veil Falls, the only falls below the historic Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway. Learn More
  4. Bridal Veil Falls, with Water Pipe Intake - Howard C. Tibbitts

    Bridal Veil Falls, with Water Pipe Intake - 1907

    This very sharp portrait of Bridal Veil Falls is recreated from an original glass negative made by Sunset Magazine photographer Howard Tibbitts. Learn More
  5. Brown Brothers Fish Wheel at Willamette Falls - Clavering

    Brown Brothers Fish Wheel at Willamette Falls - c. 1896

    More common on the Columbia River, this mechanized form of "mining" fish was used briefly at Willamette Falls. Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Building the Dalles - Celilo Canal - Velarde

    Building the Dalles - Celilo Canal - 1910

    The Dalles-Celilo canal, over eight miles long, begins about three miles upriver from The Dalles. Its construction lasted from 1905 through 1915. Learn More
  8. Celilo Falls on the Columbia - Gifford

    Celilo Falls on the Columbia - 1900

    This view of three men looking over Celilo Falls is one of Benjamin Gifford's better-known photos, and rightly so. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Celilo Falls, Washington side - Herrin

    Celilo Falls, Washington Side - 1890s

    This view of Celilo Falls from the Washington side was captured by D. C. Herrin of the Dalles in the 1890s. Learn More
  11. Comet Falls, near Mount Rainier - Asahel Curtis

    Comet Falls, near Mount Rainier - circa 1912

    Comet Falls are generally considered to be one of the most spectacular falls in Mt. Rainier National Park, and are definitely one of the most visited. Learn More
  12. Early Lumber Mill at Willamette Falls - Buchtel

    Early Lumber Mill at Willamette Falls - 1870s

    A small early sawmill occupies the northern end of Willamette Falls, with the newly completed locks visible on the far side. Learn More
  13. Echo Bay and Falls, Columbia River - Haynes

    Echo Bay and Falls, Columbia River - 1880s

    This nicely-composed photo was created by Frank J. Haynes, who though based in Dakota Territory, traveled several times to Oregon to create a series of stereoviews. Learn More
  14. Elowah Falls in Autumn, Columbia River Highway - Kiser

    Elowah Falls in Autumn, Columbia River Highway - c. 1916

    Elowah Falls are on McCord Creek, and were originally called McCord Falls, which is the name given on our hand-tinted original print. Learn More
  15. Elowah Falls, Columbia River Gorge - Weister

    Elowah Falls, Columbia River Gorge - c. 1915

    One of the "hidden gems" of the Columbia Gorge, Elowah Falls can be reached by an easy 3/4 mile hike. Learn More
  16. Fairy Falls, Columbia Gorge - Herrin

    Fairy Falls, Columbia Gorge - 1890s

    This photo comes from an unlabeled D. C. Herrin boudoir card; thus we're guessing a bit when we identify them as Fairy Falls. We're confident they're in the Columbia Gorge. Learn More
  17. Falls of the Willamette River at Oregon City - The West Shore

    Falls of the Willamette River at Oregon City - 1887

    This exaggerated engraving of Willamette Falls was published in The West Shore magazine in Portland in August of 1887. Learn More
  18. Falls on the Willamette, Oregon - Young

    Falls on the Willamette, Oregon - c. 1925

    This hand-tinted glass magic lantern slide gives a great view of Willamette Falls from below, on a beautiful summer day. Learn More
  19. Fish Ladder at Willamette Falls

    Fish Ladder at Willamette Falls - 1913

    Carved out of solid rock in the 1880s, Willamette Falls' first fish ladder made it easier for salmon to ascend to the upper river. Learn More
  20. Fishing at Willamette Falls - Drayton

    Fishing at Willamette Falls - c. 1842

    This engraving is taken from the five-volume set (plus an atlas) "Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition", by Charles Wilkes, published in 1845. Learn More
  21. Fishing Below Willamette Falls

    Fishing Below Willamette Falls - c. 1895

    This image of fishing at the Falls shows a lot about late nineteenth century fishing practices, as well as the power of the water at the site. Learn More
  22. Fishing for Salmon at Celilo Falls - Kilburn

    Fishing for Salmon at Celilo Falls - 1890s

    Two young men fish for salmon at Celilo, with their catch and some of their implements displayed in the foreground. Learn More
  23. Fishing with a Dip-net at Celilo Falls

    Fishing with a Dip-net at Celilo Falls - 1942

    This dramatic photo shows the size of some of the dip-nets used to catch salmon at Celilo Falls on the Columbia River. Learn More
  24. Fishing, Old and New, at Celilo Falls - Patterson

    Fishing, Old and New, at Celilo Falls - 1910s

    This fishing photo shows two methods of taking salmon at the falls. Learn More
  25. Grist Mill at White River Falls - Hazeltine

    Grist Mill at White River Falls - c. 1895

    We are estimating the date of this photo, as photographer Hazeltine worked in Baker City from 1888 to 1903. Learn More
  26. Hawley Pulp & Paper Co., Mill A

    Hawley Pulp & Paper Co., Mill A - 1910s

    The Hawley mill opened 1909, and operated until 1948, when it was sold and became Publisher's Paper Company. Learn More
  27. Horsetail Falls, Columbia River Highway - Kiser

    Horsetail Falls, Columbia River Highway - c. 1917

    Horsetail Falls, located about two and a half miles east of Multnomah Falls, is one of several waterfalls that are easily viewable from the historic highway. Learn More
  28. Horsetail Falls, Columbia River Highway - Cross and Dimmitt

    Horsetail Falls, Columbia River Highway - c. 1921

    This hand-tinted image is reproduced from a medium sized print sold by Cross & Dimmitt at Vista House during the 1920s and 1930s. Learn More
  29. 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
  30. Latourelle Falls - Herrin

    Latourelle Falls - 1890s

    This straightforward view of Latourelle Falls demonstrates that simplicity can indeed be striking. Learn More
  31. Latourelle Falls - Meiser

    Latourelle Falls - c. 1900

    Photographer Jesse Meiser steps back a little further from the falls than most, and in the process creates a botanical frame for the cascading water. Learn More
  32. Latourelle Falls from the Left - Towne

    Latourelle Falls from the Left - 1890s

    B. C. Towne chose an unusual angle in this 1890s view of Latourelle Falls. Learn More
  33. Latourelle Falls in the Winter - Davidson

    Latourelle Falls in the Winter - c. 1885

    Early photographers in Oregon were as fascinated as today's camera buffs by frozen waterfalls in the Columbia Gorge. Learn More
  34. Latourelle Falls, Columbia River Highway - Kiser

    Latourelle Falls, Columbia River Highway - c. 1917

    This photograph was probably taken by Fred Kiser, but our original hand-tinted print is from the Winter Photo Company, who purchased Kiser's images in 1916. Learn More
  35. Latourelle Falls, near Rooster Rock - Davidson

    Latourelle Falls, near Rooster Rock - 1880s

    Latourelle Falls was often photographed, but each artist had his own approach. This view is all about sunlight. Learn More
  36. 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
  37. Lower Falls and Pipe, South Fork of the Clackamas - Davis

    Lower Falls and Pipe, South Fork of the Clackamas - c. 1915

    In this juxtaposition of nature and industry, a large water pipe is carried across the falls by cable - part of the construction of the South Fork water project to provide water to Oregon City and West Linn. Learn More
  38. Mill Creek Falls, Rogue River - Tibbitts

    Mill Creek Falls, Rogue River - c. 1908

    Mills Creek Falls hurtle 173 feet into the Rogue River Gorge near the town of Prospect, on Highway 62, a route often taken to visit Crater Lake National Park. Learn More
  39. Mills & McLoughlin House at Willamette Falls - Watkins

    Mills & McLoughlin House at Willamette Falls - 1867

    This 1867 view of the mills at Willamette Falls is part of a series of stereoviews created by Carleton Watkins during his visit to Oregon that year. Learn More
  40. Mills & Power Stations at Willamette Falls

    Mills & Power Stations at Willamette Falls - 1918

    Part of a set of photos of the interior of the woolen mills at the falls, this view was titled "Source of Power, Oregon City Woolen Mills". Learn More
  41. Mist Falls, Columbia Highway 1,200 Feet Below - Kiser

    Mist Falls, Columbia Highway 1,200 Feet Below - c. 1916

    This image is recreated from a hand-tinted original still in its folder, labeled "Artograph, Hand colored in oil, Kiser Studio, Portland, Oregon." Learn More
  42. Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway- Weister

    Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway - c. 1918

    Here we get to see both the automobile bridge and the pedestrian bridge at Multnomah Falls, restored and reprinted from a hand-colored print by George M. Weister. Learn More
  43. Multnomah Falls - W. H. Partridge

    Multnomah Falls - c. 1887

    Taken shortly before he moved back to Boston, Partridge captured this view of the falls by stepping back and to the right, giving a different angle than many of the straight-ahead shots of his day. Learn More
  44. Multnomah Falls - Cross and Dimmitt

    Multnomah Falls - c. 1920

    In addition to their popular postcards, Cross & Dimmitt sold a smaller number of large hand-tinted framed photographs, including the hand-tinted original for this image. Learn More
  45. Multnomah Falls - Cross & Dimmitt

    Multnomah Falls - c. 1921

    Two bridges can be seen in this hand-colored photo of Multnomah Falls by Cross & Dimmitt - the pedestrian bridge above and the automobile bridge below. Learn More
  46. Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway - Eddy

    Multnomah Falls and Lodge, Columbia River Highway - 1937

    Multnomah Falls is the most popular destination for car tourists in Oregon, and has owned that distinction pretty much since cars were invented. Learn More
  47. Multnomah Falls Before the Timber Bridge - Isaac G. Davidson

    Multnomah Falls Before the Timber Bridge - c. 1880

    Most photos of Multnomah Falls without a bridge were taken after the old timber bridge was removed but before construction of the current concrete bridge. Learn More
  48. Multnomah Falls Timber Bridge, before Reinforcements - Davidson

    Multnomah Falls Timber Bridge, before Reinforcements - c. 1883

    The first timber bridge at Multnomah Falls stands unoccupied in this view published by I. G. Davidson shortly after the bridge's completion, in about 1883. Learn More
  49. Multnomah Falls with No Bridge - Weister

    Multnomah Falls with No Bridge - c. 1913

    This image of Multnomah Falls is from a glass negative by George Weister, created shortly before the concrete bridge was built in 1914. Learn More
  50. Multnomah Falls with no Footbridge - Meiser

    Multnomah Falls with no Footbridge - c. 1900

    This highly detailed view of Multnomah Falls is restored and printed from an original glass negative created by photographer Jesse Meiser. Learn More

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