Department of Transportation Records Guide

#8622 Historic Travel Photographs - Columbia River Lightship 'Columbia' in Astoria.

(Enlarge image) #8622 Historic Travel Photographs - Columbia River Lightship "Columbia" in Astoria.


Historical Travel Photographs
View over one hundred photographs of scenes along the Columbia River from ca. 1935 to 1984.

Several other Web exhibits on this site include extensive use of tourism and travel photographs from the Department of Transportation. Most of these photographs date from the 1930s to the 1960s.

A 1940 Journey Across Oregon
An exhibit matching state tourism photographs with colorful descriptions of an adventure from Ontario to Astoria.

A 1940 Oregon Coast Tour
An exhibit blending tourism photographs and vintage WPA tour text describing the attractions along Oregon's striking coastline.

Historic Photograph Database
View 322 Oregon Department of Transportation photographs from the holdings of the Oregon State Archives. The database is maintained by the Salem Public Library.

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310

Phone: 503-373-0701 • Fax: 503-378-4118 • reference.archives@state.or.us