Brown Brothers Fish Wheel at Willamette Falls - c. 1896


Brown Brothers Fish Wheel at Willamette Falls - Clavering

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More common on the Columbia River, this mechanized form of "mining" fish was used briefly at Willamette Falls.This particular wheel was operated by Brown Brothers, and located at Black Point, a basalt ledge on the east side of the river below the falls.

-- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon. Original courtesy of the Clackamas County Historical Society.

Additional Information

Item Number CC0100
Photographer Robert K. Clavering
Location Willamette Falls, Clackamas County
Subject Fishing, Waterfalls
Decade 1890s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Copy Negative
Size of Original 2.2 x 3.1 inches
Photographer's Number Number 5