Center for Columbia River History
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Historic
Columbia River Photos.
All images courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District

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The Cascades of the Columbia

The Cascades of the Columbia

Celilo Canal

1948 Columbia River Flood. Looking toward the Washougal River and Camas, Washington

1948 Columbia River Flood. Portland District Government Moorings


May 30, 1948 Columbia River Flood. Vanport, Oregon


1948 Columbia River Flood. Portland, Oregon

1948 Columbia River Flood. Portland, Oregon

1948 Columbia River Flood. Railroad Dike Break into Vanport, Oregon at 5:30 p.m.

1948 Columbia River Flood. Railroad Dike Break into Vanport, Oregon

1948 Columbia River Flood. Railroad Dike Break into Vanport, Oregon

1948 Columbia River Flood. Vanport, Oregon

1948 Columbia River Flood. The Willamette pours into the Columbia near the North Portland Harbor

1948 Columbia River Flood


African American troops sandbagging during 1948 Columbia River Flood in North Portland


Site of the Dalles Dam

Site of the Dalles Dam

Blasting for the Dalles Dam

Dalles Dam Construction, 1956

Aerial View of the Dalles Dam

Aerial View of the Dalles Dam, 1956

Aerial View of the Dalles Dam, 1957

Dalles Dam Construction

Dalles Dam Fish ladder under construction

Dalles Dam Fish Ladder, 1956

The Dalles Dam Spillway, 1956

Vice-President Nixon delivers speech at the Dalles Dam dedication in 1959

Generators at the Dalles

Dalles Dam Powerhouse, 1965

Dalles Dam and Powerhouse from I-84

Operation Fish Run barges salmon around Columbia River dams

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