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J. F. Ford Photographs, 1895-1913View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1900-1910
The J. F. Ford Photographs consist of images of logging and landscapes in Oregon and Washington made by J.F. (John Fletcher) Ford.  Ford was a preacher and photographer who lived in Ilwaco, Washington, from 1893 until his death in 1914.  From 1900 to 1908, he operated a photography studio in Portland, Oregon. All of the images are available online.
ID: P 308
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation: J.F. Ford Photographs (P 308), Oregon State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These photographs were acquired by the University Archives in 2007 as part of the Gerald W. Williams Collection.  In 2016, they were separated from the Williams materials to form this separate collection.
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Series 1: Photographs, 1895-1913 Add to Shelf
The J.F. Ford Photographs consist of images of logging and landscapes in Oregon and Washington.
Box-Folder 1.1 Add to Shelf
Item P308:01: Log being dumped into log pond, 1907 Add to Shelf
Item P308:02: Log pond, 1907 Add to Shelf
Item P308:03: Two lumberjacks next to downed tree, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:04: Two men on springboards with saw felling tree, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:05: Four lumberjacks in the woods, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:06: Three lumberjacks with donkey engine, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:07: Two lumberjacks with springboards pounding wedges into tree, 1905 Add to Shelf
Item P308:08: Three lumberjacks with axes and saw, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:09: Three lumberjacks with downed tree and bucking saws, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:10: Lumberjacks with saw next to tree, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:11: Three lumberjacks next to downed tree, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:12: Four lumberjacks with several downed trees, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:13: Donkey engine at Olson's Logging Camp, Deep River, Washington, 1912 Add to Shelf
Item P308:14: Logging railroad and donkey engines at Big Lake, Washington, 1901 Add to Shelf
Item P308:15: Skyline used for moving logs in the forest, 1900 Add to Shelf
Skyline was built by Apex Transportation Company.
Item P308:16: Logs being loaded on railroad cars, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:17: Three lumberjacks on bucked and chained tree, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:18: Logs on railroad cars being pushed by locomotive engine, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:19: Loading platform with logs next to logging railroad, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:20: Locomotive engine pushing railroad cars with logs, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:21: Logging railroad track in a forest, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:22: Logging railroad locomotive engine, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:23: Logging railroad locomotive engine with log, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:24: Logs dumped from railroad car into the Columbia River, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:25: Three lumberjacks next to tree with axes and two felling saws, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:26: Crib trestle on the Columbia and Nehalem Valley Railroad, 1910 Add to Shelf
A bridge on the Columbia and Nehalem Valley Railroad - a logging railroad for the Peninsula Lumber Company of Portland, in the area around Columbia City, Oregon.  See companion photo in Labbe and Goe, Railroads in the Woods, p. 34.
Item P308:27: Locomotive pushing railroad cars with logs over wood trestle, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:28: Log bridge (crib trestle) on the Columbia and Nehalem Valley Railroad, Columbia County, Oregon, 1910 Add to Shelf
See Labbe and Goe Railroads in the Woods, p. 35.
Item P308:29: Locomotive pulling railroad cars with logs over a crib trestle, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:30: Yeon and Pelton incline below Rainier, Oregon, 1910 Add to Shelf
The incline was 3200 feet long and varied from 5 per cent to 33 per cent grade.  See companion photos in Labbe and Goe, Railroads in the Woods, p. 32 and p. 125.
Item P308:31: View of Big Lake, Washington, 1901 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.2 Add to Shelf
Item P308:32: Lumberjacks in front of logging camp building, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:33: Family in front of house in a logging camp, 1910 Add to Shelf
Includes a dog and a child holding a gun.
Item P308:34: Group with R. C. Lieu (third from left), 1901 Add to Shelf
Item P308:35: Mess hall at the lumber camp at Big Lake, Washington, 1901 Add to Shelf
Item P308:36: Workers inside a sawmill, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:37: Lumber company office, 1913? Add to Shelf
Item P308:38: Logging railroad, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:39: Steamers and sailing ships in harbor at Portland, Oregon, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:40: Cape Disappointment lighthouse at Fort Canby, Washington at mouth of Columbia River, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:41: North Head, site of new lighthouse, 1895 Add to Shelf
Item P308:42: Cape Disappointment lighthouse at Fort Canby, Washington, at mouth of Columbia River., 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:43: Mt. Hood from White Salmon, Washington, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:44: Boat on the Columbia River with mountain in the background, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:45: View of mountain, 1910 Add to Shelf
Item P308:46: Hop field, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:47: Mt. Coffin on the Columbia River near Longview, Washington, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:48: 1500 Sheep in Sherman County, Oregon, 1900 Add to Shelf
Item P308:49: A 500-pound sheep, 1900 Add to Shelf
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