Oregon City Main Street, 22 Inches of Snow - 1919


Oregon City Main Street, 22 Inches of Snow - Eddy

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This photo was taken during what's been described as the "grand-daddy of winter storms" in Oregon, in December of 1919. Not only was there a large amount of snow; after that the weather dropped well below zero for days in many areas. Some towns hit record lows, including Pendleton, which reached 28 degrees below zero.

Visible in the background is the statue of Lady Justice on top of the old County Courthouse. The statue is displayed in a glass case in the lobby of the current courthouse.

-- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon from the original negative, courtesy of the Clackamas County Historical Society.

Additional Information

Item Number CC0137
Photographer Ralph Eddy
Location Oregon City, Clackamas County
Subject Horses, Mules and Oxen, Town Views
Decade 1910s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Original Negative
Size of Original 3.2 x 4.1 inches
Photographer's Number Numbere 122