Photographs of Oregon railroad scenes, steamboats, and Portland streetcars,, circa 1880-1960  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Photographs of Oregon railroad scenes, steamboats, and Portland streetcars,
Dates
circa 1880-1960 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 folder.
Collection Number
Accession 25927
Summary
Photographs from Arthur Elledge, of Oregon railroad scenes; photographs from Edward Keller, of steamboats; photographs from Gottleib Keller, of Portland streetcars; and ephemera..
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

This collection is unprocessed. For information contact the Oregon Historical Society Research Library at libreference@ohs.org, or 503-306-5240.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Donor's uncle Arthur Elledge went to work for the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1918 after leaving the Navy. Wife Mary Elledge was a cook on a work train. Donor's grandfather Gottleib Keller was born in Kansas. He worked in car barns as a carpenter, then became a conductor. He was a member of the Milwaukie City Council and opened a grocery store there.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs from Arthur Elledge, of Oregon railroad scenes; photographs from Edward Keller, of steamboats; photographs from Gottleib Keller, of Portland streetcars; and ephemera.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Railroads -- Oregon -- Photographs.
  • Steamboats -- Oregon -- Photographs.
  • Street-railroads -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Southern Pacific Railroad Company -- Photographs.
  • Family Names :
  • Elledge, Arthur.
  • Keller, Edward.
  • Keller, Gottleib.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs. -- aat
  • Printed ephemera. -- aat