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Bridge of the Gods, Columbia River, On line of O. R. & N. Co.
Riverbanks; Valleys; Rivers; Water; Rapids; Rocks; Trees; Mountains; Islands; Dwellings; Railroads; Fences; Tipis;
A colored postcard view of the Columbia River. In the top right-hand corner in red the text reads "Bridge of the Gods, Columbia River. On line of O. R. & N. Co." In the foreground of the picture is a rocky...
Steamer Bailey Gatzert on excursion trip up Columbia River, landing near Collins Hot Springs, Washington.
Steamboats; Riverbanks; Rivers; Tourism; People; Clothing & dress; Water; Trees; Hills; Rocks; Plants;
A tinted photographic postcard. The legend in brown at upper right reads "Steamer Bailey Gatzert on excursion trip up Columbia River, landing near Collins Hot Springs, Washington." All three decks of the...
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...
The Needles, Cape Horn on the Columbia River
Rock formations; Cliffs; Rocks; Waterfalls; Rivers; Trees; Riverbanks;
A black-and-white photographic postcard. The printed caption at upper right reads "The Needles, Cape Horn on the Columbia River". The view is of a rock formation known as The Needles, with a waterfall...
Columbia River from St. Peter's Dome, Castle Rock in distance
Rock formations; Rocks; Men; Rivers; Valleys; Riverbanks; Cliffs; Trees; Mountains; Hats; Shirts, Men's; Overalls; Boots; Waterfalls; Roads;
A colored photographic postcard. At the top left in red is the legend "Columbia River from St. Peter's Dome, Castle Rock in distance". In the foreground a man wearing a gray hat, red shirt, greeny-gold...
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...
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...
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.
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...
View along the Columbia
Rivers; Flags; Buildings; Houses; Flagpoles; Trees; Shrubs; Roads; Automobiles; Mountains; Utility poles;
A wooden building with a peaked roof and many windows along the side closest to the viewer is situated on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Columbia River. The river is on the right and can be seen flowing...
Fish wheel off point of land on Columbia River
Fishing; Fishing industry; Rivers; Riverbanks; Trees; Mountains; Fishing boats; Piers & wharves;
Black and white image of a fish wheel along the banks of the Columbia River. In the background are mountains and trees lining the riverbank. Several houses can be seen on the opposite shore. The fish wheel...
Men shoveling smelt from boat bottoms into boxes at Columbia River Smelt Co., Kelso, WA
Fishing; Fishermen; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishing boats; Fishing industry; Smelt; Rivers; Riverbanks; Men; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Hats; Shirts, Men's; Coats;Pants;
Black and white image of four men, one of whom is shoveling smelt from the bottom of a boat into wooden boxes. The boxes have the words "From the Columbia River Smelt Co. Kelso, Wash." stamped on them....
Fishing boats tied to wharf on Columbia River.
Rivers; Riverbanks; Trees; Fishing; Fishing boats; Fishing & hunting gear; Men; Piers & wharves; Buildings; Nets;
Black and white image of fishing boats docked at a whark on the Columbia River. Fishing nets are hanging to dry on wharf. Several men are standing or walking along the wooden walkways of the wharf.There...
Concrete fish wheel built along Columbia River
Riverbanks; Rivers; Rocks; Fishing; Fishing industry;
A black and white image of a concrete fish wheel along the banks of the Columbia River. A pile of rocks partially covered by the water is visible in the foreground and the rocky shore of the opposite riverbank...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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