Sidewheeler Steamer Ocean Wave in Portland Harbor - c. 1895


Steamer Ocean Wave in Portland Harbor - Arthur B. McAlpin

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The sidewheeler Ocean Wave was designed by Joseph Kamm and built in Portland. It was first placed in service in 1891 by the Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Co., and was used for the "seaside route" between Portland and Ilwaco. In 1899 she was moved to San Francisco for use as a ferry. -- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon.

Additional Information

Item Number AA0010
Photographer Arthur B. McAlpin
Location Portland, Multnomah County
Subject Docks and Harbors, Ships and Boats
Decade 1890s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Boudoir Card
Size of Original 4.3 x 7.5 inches
Photographer's Number No