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Aerial view of flood at Vanport City, Oregon
Aerial view of flood at Vanport City, Oregon
Image TitleAerial view of flood at Vanport City, Oregon
Date.Original1948-05-00
Date-Search1940-1949
Description/NotesVanport City was located between the Portland city boundary and the Columbia River. Vanport was destroyed on May 30, 1948 when a section of the dike collapsed during a flood on the Columbia River.
SubjectFloods
Rivers -- Oregon
Disasters
Bird's-eye views
Cities & towns
Geographic SubjectsVanport City (Ore.)
Multnomah County (Ore.)
Rivers and StreamsColumbia River
Object TypeImage
Original FormPostcards
Original CollectionGerald W. Williams Collection
Related Digital CollectionsWillamette Basin Explorer
Hazards Explorer
Collection seriesPortland/Oregon City album
Item NumberWilliamsG:POC Vanport flood 1
RestrictionsPermission to use must be obtained from the OSU Archives.
Related MaterialsColumbia River album
Transmission DataMaster scanned with Epson 1640XL scanner at 800 dpi., 8 bit gray scale. Image manipulated with Adobe Photoshop Elements ver. 7.0.
Date.Digital2009-12-16
Contributing.InstitutionOregon State University Libraries
Full resolutionVolume1\WilliamsG_POC_Vanport_flood1.tif
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