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Aerial view of flood at Vanport
Aerial view of flood at Vanport
Image TitleAerial view of flood at Vanport
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
Geographic SubjectsVanport City (Ore.)
Multnomah County (Ore.)
Rivers and StreamsColumbia River
Object TypeImage
Original FormGelatin silver prints
Original CollectionGerald W. Williams Collection
Related Digital CollectionsWillamette Basin Explorer
Hazards Explorer
Collection seriesPortland/Oregon City album
Item NumberWilliamsG:POC Vanport flood 4
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_flood4.tif
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