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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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View upstream at Cascades of Columbia River.
Rivers; Waterfalls; Mountains; Trees; Rapids; Rocks;
View upstream at Cascades of Columbia River. River is seen rushing between two large rocks. In the background is a mountain. Conifers line the shore. It is a bright, sunny day.
Bridge on Columbia River at Celilo Falls.
Bridges; Rivers; Canyons; Waterfalls; Mountains;
View of a bridge crossing the Columbia River Gorge at Celilo Falls Water level is low and the falls are visible in the background. Mountain ranges are visible on the right hand bank.
View looking west from Angel's Rest.
Rivers; Canyons; Trees; Piers & wharves; Riverbanks; Trails & paths;
View looking west from Angel's Rest. Bridal Veil on Columbia River in foreground. In the foreground is a tree-covered sloping hillside leading down to the river. The river bends to the right and there...
Snags and tree roots eroded by high water, on banks of Columbia River.
Rivers; Trees; Erosion; Riverbanks;
Tree roots are exposed on a sandy shore of the Columbia River. The trees closest to the river are dead or dying, possibly as the result of erosion. There is a light mist over the river. The other shoreline...
Along the Columbia River, Hercules Pillars
Rivers; Roads; Rock formations; Riverbanks; Utility poles; Trees; Hills; Riverbanks;
Sepia image. Seen from above, the Pillars of Hercules rock formation faces the Columbia River. In the left foreground is a winding road that passes between the Pillars. There are four utility poles alongside...
Palisades along the Columbia River
Rock formations; Firs; Mountains; Trees; Rivers; Hills;
Sepia image of the rock formation known as Palisades -- a segment of the Columbia River basalt formations. The Palisades sit up on the hillside above the banks of the Columbia. At the base of the rock...
View from above Pillars of Hercules. Along Columbia River. Locomotive on OWRN tracks between Pillars
Rivers; Railroad locomotives; Trees; Rocks; Rock formations; Riverbanks; Utility poles; Railroads; Railroad tracks;
Seen from above, a steam locomotive passes between the Pillars of Hercules rock formation along the Columbia River. Trees line the riverbank and rocks and trees are partially submerged in the river close...
Old dock along Columbia River at Astoria, with mouth of river in distance.
Rivers; Piers & wharves; Utility poles; Buildings; Coastlines;
Old dock along Columbia River at Astoria, with mouth of river in distance. There are several buildings visible on the dock, with what appears to be smoke rising from a pipe on the roof of one of the buildings....
Trees in high water on Columbia River
Rivers; Floods; Trees; Erosion; Riverbanks;
Leafless trees are partially submerged in the water of the Columbia River which has overrun its banks. In the background a shoreline with a hillside is faintly visible.
Pillars of Hercules and Columbia River. (On the Road of the O. R. R. & Nav. Co.)
Rivers; Roads; Rock formations; Riverbanks; Utility poles; Trees; Hills; Riverbanks; Railroad tracks;
Colored image. Seen from above, the Pillars of Hercules rock formation faces the Columbia River. In the left foreground are winding train tracks identified as the "O. R. R. & Nav. Co. Road" that passes...
Pillars of Hercules on the Columbia River
Rock formations; Utility poles; Trees; Tree stumps; Firs; Road construction; Riverbanks; Hills;
Colored image. Close-in view of the Pillars of Hercules rock formation as seen from the vista of the Columbia River, facing the riverbank. In the foreground is the riverbank where it touches upon a sandy...
101 - Celilo Falls, Columbia River, on line of O. W. R. & N. Co.
Rivers; Waterfalls; Rocks; Mountains; Men;
Colored image of two men standing on the shoreline looking at Celilo Falls on the Columbia River.
""Winter and Reflection"" showing Castle Rock, Columbia River
Riverbanks; Rivers; Rock formations; Firs; Rowboats; Mountains; Trees; Winter; Snow;
Colored image of Castle Rock on the Columbia River. This is a winter scene with snow on the riverbanks and tree limbs. Bare trees line the riverbanks of the Columbia River, merging with the green fir trees...
Close-up view of Celilo Falls on Columbia River
Close-up view of Celilo Falls on the Columbia River. On the morning of March 10, 1957, the massive steel and concrete gates of The Dalles Dam closed and choked back the downstream surge of the Columbia...
Columbia Gorge Conservation and Development
Conservation of natural resources; Recreation; Rivers; Valleys;
ca. 71 p. A report submitted to the National Resources Committee and the state planning boards of Washington and Oregon by the Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission, Columbia Gorge Committee,...
Salmon-Fishing By Machinery On The Columbia River
Salmon; Fishing; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishing industry; Fishing boats; Rivers; Cliffs; Mountains;
Brief article detailing the use of fishing wheels for catching salmon on the Columbia River. Most of the page is taken up by a drawing of a fishing boat equipped with a fishing wheel. The drawing shows...
Bridge of the Gods Bridge across Columbia River near Cascade Locks, Or.
Bridges; Trees; Rivers; Riverbanks; Shrubs;
Black and white photograph of the Bridge of the Gods over the Columbia River. Fir trees are visible on the left bank and shrubs and grass are visible on the right bank. Some utility poles are visible on...
Construction of fish truck at Ariel Dam
Dam construction; Dams; Scaffolding; Men; Construction workers; Trees;
Black and white image showing construction on the Ariel Dam. In the distance are trees along the top of the hillside. In the upper right of the picture is a wooden structure consisting of scaffolding and...
Three Native American men spearing salmon on rapids of Columbia River. Prentiss photo
Indians of North America; People; Men; Fishermen; Fishing; Fishing & hunting gear; Salmon; Water; Waterfalls; Riverbanks; Rivers; Rocks; Wooden buildings; Hills; Spear fishing; Spears; Hats; Clothing & dress;
Black and white image of three Native American men fishing from rocks at Celilo Falls. All hold long poles or spears. Two are wearing caps, while one wears what looks like a knitted cap. Two of the men...
Men in boat taking salmon from fish trap on Columbia River. J.F. Ford photo.
Fishing; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishing boats; Fishing industry; Fishing nets; Rivers; Riverbanks; Trees; Men; Fish; Salmon;
Black and white image of men in a boat taking fish from a fish trap on the Columbia River. The trap is constructed of tall wooden poles with nets strung in between them. There are four men in the boat,...
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