Harold M. Brown photographs, 1928-1948, bulk 1948 PDF
- Brown, Harold, 1887-1956
- Harold M. Brown photographs
- 1928-1948, bulk 1948 (bulk)19281948
- 1 linear feet, (1 container (1 photo box))
- Collection Number
- Harold M. Brown (1887-1956) was noted for his logging and shipping photographs. The collection consists of 38 images, most dating from 1948, of Oregon-American Lumber Company logging operations in Vernonia, Oregon.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Harold M. Brown was born in Minnewaukan, N.D. on June 2, 1887. During the first half of the twentieth century, he worked as a a commercial photographer, primarily focusing on the lumber and shipping industries in northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington. During World War II, Brown also served as an army photographer. He died on August 2, 1956, and at the time of his death, his survivors included his wife Hazel; his daughter, Helen Collins; his mother, Kate Brown; two brothers, Phineas Brown of Seaside, Or. and Ralph Brown of Gresham, Or.; and two sisters, Orpha Margaret Brown of Portland, Or. and Kay Brown Johnson of Portland. [Obituary of Harold M. Brown. Oregonian: 24 August 1956, p. 21.].
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection consists of 38 images, most dating from 1948, of Oregon-American Lumber Company logging operations in Vernonia, Oregon.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
[Identification of item], Harold M. Brown photographs of Vernonia, PH200_004_[item number], Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|PH200_004_4236: Timber and road in Vernonia logging operation||1948 October 20|
|PH200_004_4237: Standing and felled timber, Vernonia logging operation||1948 October 20|
|PH200_004_4238: Stand of Douglas Fir, Vernonia logging operation||1948 September 29|
|PH200_004_4239: Douglas Fir tree, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4240: Douglas Fir log, being inspected by bull bucker, Vernonia logging operation||1948 October 18|
|PH200_004_4241: Douglas Fir log, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4242: Grading contractor's camp in timber, Vernonia logging operation||1948 September 30|
|PH200_004_4243: Logging train, log pond, and wigwam burner, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4244: High climber on tree preparing tree, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4245: High climber on tree, topping tree, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4246: High climber on tree, on topped tree, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4247: Reload Station and truck shop, Vernonia logging operation||1948 September 29|
|PH200_004_4248: Steam high lead side, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4249: Logs being loaded on rail cars, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4250: Lidgerwood tower skidder, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4251: Man standing on logs on rail car. Logs from 1933 burn area, Oregon American Lumber Corp, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4252: Diesel Donkey, Vernonia logging operation||1948 September 29|
|PH200_004_4253: Loaded log truck in timber, Vernonia logging operation||1948 September 29|
|PH200_004_4254: Logs in Vernonia Pond, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4255: Logs in Vernonia Pond, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4256: Logs in Vernonia Pond, Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4257: Vernonia Pond, log slip, log washer. Vernonia logging operation||1948|
|PH200_004_4258: Long side sawmill head rig, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4259: Short-side sawmill head rig, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4260: Gang saw, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4261: Gang saw, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4262: Smooth trimmer and sorting table, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4263: Monorail Dept, Oregon American Lumber Co, Vernonia, Ore.||1928 January 17|
|PH200_004_4264: Monorail crane at Rough Lumber loading dock, Vernonia, Oregon||1948|
|PH200_004_4265: Moulding Machines in Planing Mill at Vernonia, Oregon||1948|
|PH200_004_4266: Interior of lumber shed, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4267: Interior of lumber shed, men working, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4268: Timber ramps and timber crane-way, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4269: Planing mill and car loading dock, Vernonia Mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4270: Lumber train and loading shed, Vernonia mill||1948|
|PH200_004_4271: Aerial view Oregon-American Lumber Corp. property, Vernonia, Oregon||1948|
|PH200_004_4272: View of home, Vernonia, Oregon||1948|
|PH200_004_4335: Man standing in front of large tree in stand of timber||1948|