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1964 Corvallis Flood
1993 ODFW Oregon Rocky Shore Aerial Photography Survey
Art, Architecture and Design Digital Collection
Braceros in Oregon Photograph Collection
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
Fairbanks Gallery Fine Arts Collection
Gerald W. Williams Collection
Gifford Photographic Collection
Herbarium Specimens Collection
Lincoln County Historical Society Archive
Lowenstam Collection of Ancient Western Art and Archaeology
Manuscripts and Rare Books
Middle East Waters
Mongolian Altai Inventory Collection
Nature of the Chemical Bond
NW Stream Survey
Oregon Multicultural Archives
OSU Extension Oral Histories
Pauling's Awards and Medals
Percent for Art
Sickle-Cell Anemia Collection
Siuslaw National Forest
Water Conflict and Cooperation Bibliography
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Road in foreground and a large body of water surrounded by forest in the background of image. A sign on the side of the road reads Do Not Park on Pavement .
Rivers; Riverbanks; Traffic signs & signals; Roads; Mountains; Trees; Islands; Buildings; Fences; Meadows;
A black and white image of a view from above the Columbia River. There is a paved road with a fence along it in the foreground. A sign beyond the fence warns that "no parking on pavement is allowed". The...
Castle Rock, on Washington shore of Columbia River. Sailboats and three rowboats in river, surrounding small steamboat, Sakana
Rivers; Rock formations; Mountains; Firs; Men; Women; Riverbanks; Rowboats; Sailboats; Steamboats;
A black and white image of Castle Rock on the Columbia River. Fir trees line the riverbank and the shoreline in the immediate foreground is covered with stones and pebbles. Five rowboats or sailboats surround...
Men seining with horses at edge of Columbia River.
Fishing; Fishermen; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishing boats; Fishing industry; Fishing nets; Rivers; Riverbanks; Men; Trees; Steamboats; Cliffs;
A black and white image of men with horses using nets to sein at the edge of the Columbia River. A small sailboat is in foreground and a steamboat is on far side of river. All of the men wear hats, some...
Construction of fill for Interstate Bridge, Portland
Rivers; Bridge construction; Construction workers; Progress photographs; Road construction;
A black and white image showing construction of the Interstate Bridge across the Columbia in Portland. Men and construction equipment are visible in the image. Wooden scaffolding and utility poles are...
Dredging during construction of fill for Interstate Bridge, Portland
Rivers; Dredges; Dredging; Riverbanks; Trees; Construction;
A black and white image showing dredging of the Columbia River near the site in Portland where the Interstate Bridge across the Columbia was being built. Trees bare of leaves line the riverbank. In the...
Selkirk on the Columbia River above Wenatchee
Water; Rivers; Steamboats; Mountains; Trees; Smoke; Riverbanks; Men; Cabins;
A black and white photograph of a steamboat identified as the "Selkirk" on the Columbia River above Wenatchee. The Selkirk was built in Wenatchee in 1899 and was owned by the Columbia & Okanogan Steamboat...
Hattie Bell at Rooster Rock, Columbia River
Rocks; Rivers; Riverbanks; Stern wheelers; Water; Boats; Trees;
A black and white photograph of a sternwheeler identified as the "Hattie Bell", at Rooster Rock on the Columbia River. The ship lies placidly on still water, and the details of its paddlewheel, two lifeboats,...
The Dalles from hill southeast of town. Columbia River in B.G. ca. 1908
Cities & towns; Buildings; Riverbanks; Rivers; Valleys; Roads; People; Houses; Mountains; Trees; Croplands; Meadows; Churches; Schools; Horses;
A black and white photograph of The Dalles, Oregon, taken from a hill southeast of town ca. 1908. In the background to the north the Columbia River winds its way to the sea; beyond it rise up low mountains....
Skulls on wooden burial structure at top of Memaloose Island, Columbia River.
Skulls; Funeral rites & ceremonies; Islands; Riverbanks; Rivers; Trees; Cliffs; Hills; Plants; Water; Bones;
A black and white photograph of what has been identified as a wooden burial structure on the top of Memaloose Island in the Columbia River. At least 18 skulls and half a dozen long bones sit on top of...
Albany on the Big Eddy above the Dalles
Stern wheelers; Hills; Water; Rivers; Steam engines; Steamboats; Smoke; Trees; People; Ladders; Railings; Riverbanks; Smokestacks;
A black and white view of a steam paddlewheel ship identified as the stern wheeler "Albany" is seen near the shore of the Columbia River at the Big Eddy upstream from the Dalles. Smoke rises from the ship's...
Tree trunks of submerged forest in Columbia River
Tree stumps; Trees; Rivers; Hills; Water; Riverbanks; People;
A black and white view of jagged stumps of trees rising out of the water of the Columbia River. Behind rises a hill or bluff, sparsely covered with trees. The hill, the stumps, and the river dominate the...
West approach to the Cascade Locks before the Bonneville Dam was built
Locks (Hydraulic engineering); Riverbanks; Water; Islands; Trees; Roads; Houses; Cities & towns; Hills; Mountains;
A black and white view of the Cascade Locks on the Columbia River, approaching from the west. The locks were completed in 1896 and submerged in 1938 with the completion of the Bonneville Dam. In the photograph,...
July 9, 1911. The J.N. Teal boat
Stern wheelers; Boats; Rivers; Water; Smoke; Smokestacks; Riverbanks; Islands;
A black and white view of the sternwheeler "J.N. Teal" as she steams along the Columbia River. Water roils out of her paddlewheel, and a long trail of thick black smoke crosses the center of the picture...
Tall bridge across Columbia River at Hood River. Mt. Hood, Hood River, and Hood River Valley on far side of river
Bridges; Mountains; Rivers; Riverbanks; Trees; Water; Roads; Toll bridges; Hills; Buildings;
A black and white view of the toll bridge built across the Columbia River to link Hood River, Oregon, with the vicinity of Bingen, Washington. Built in the 1920s. This view is looking south towards Hood...
Steamboats in the rapids approaching Cascade Locks, Columbia River Highway, Oregon
Steamboats; Stern wheelers; Rivers; Riverbanks; Locks (Hydraulic engineering); Water; Boats; Trees; Smoke; Houses; Islands;
A black and white view of three steamboats in the water approaching Cascade Locks on the Columbia River. The paddlewheel of the large stern wheeler to the left of the photo can be clearly seen. This ship...
Trevitt Monument, Memaloose Island
Monuments; Monuments & memorials; Funeral rites & ceremonies; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Islands; Men; Skulls; Bones; Trees; Rivers; Riverbanks; Water; Masonry; Beaches;
A black and white view of Trevitt Monument on Memaloose Island in the Columbia River east of Hood River. The monument, an obelisk of light-colored granite on a square base of darker stonework, marks the...
Cascade Rapids before the Bonneville Dam was built
Rapids; Rivers; Riverbanks; Islands; Trees; Water; Boats; Tugboats;
A black and white view that has been identified as Cascade Rapids on the Columbia River, seen before the Bonneville Dam was built. In the foreground are low white-capped waves; to the right a low, tree-lined...
Hauling Seine, Columbia River, Oregon
Fish; Fishermen; Fishing; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishing nets; Fishing boats; Rowboats; Rivers; Riverbanks; Water; Men; Hats; Aprons; Hills; Trees; Clothing & dress;
A black-and white photograph of a group of men on a bank of the Columbia River. On the bank lies a fishing seine or net, which some of them are still hauling out of the water. Dark floats can be seen at...
C-13. Log Cradle where ocean going log rafts are built on Coumbia River
Logs; Rafts; People; Boat & ship industry; Rivers; Trees; Water;
A black-and-white photo with white text written at the bottom: "C-13. Log cradle where ocean going log rafts are built on Columbia River". The photograph shows a framework of upright posts held together...
Noggi Wah-kee-na-falls Columbia Highway Ore.
Waterfalls; Water; Streams; Bridges; Stone bridges; Rocks; Cliffs; Leaves; Trees; Plants;
A black-and-white photo. The caption in white ink at the bottom reads "Noggi Wah-kee-na-falls Columbia Highway Ore." The waterfall tumbles down from a cleft in the cliffs and descends in tiers, at last...
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