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Bonneville Project, Navigation Lock No. 1, Oregon shore of Columbia River near first Powerhou, Bonneville, Multnomah County, OR



B&W Photos

HB994816
General Exterior View Looking Southwest, Showing Downstream End Of Navigation Lock #1 With Chamber Filled; The Control House Is On Right; View Is Taken From Roof Of Powerhouse #1.

HB994817
General Exterior View Looking West, Showing Channel Downstream From Navigation Lock #1; Movable Bridge Is Visible In Left Foreground.

HB994818
General Exterior View Looking Northwest, Showing Barge After Exiting From Downstream End Of Navigation Lock #1; Swing Bridge Is In Process Of Closing.

HB994819
General Exterior View Looking East, Showing Empty Navigation Lock #1 With Downstream Miter Gates Open; Photo Taken From Middle Of Swing Bridge Downstream From Lock.

HB994820
General Exterior View Looking Southeast, Showing Navigation Lock #1 Filled With Water; Photo Is Taken From Top Of Miter Gates At Downstream End Of Lock.

HB994821
General Exterior View Looking East, Showing Navigation Lock #1 Filled With Water And Containing A Shipment Of Floating Logs; The Lock Will Soon Be Emptied So The Logs Can Continue Their Journey Downstream

HB994822
General Exterior View Looking Northwest Toward Upstream End Of Navigation Lock #1; South End Of Powerhouse #1 Is Visible On Right; Bradford Slough Is Visible In Foreground.

HB994823
Detail Exterior View Looking Southeast, Showing Downstream Miter Gates For Navigation Lock #1.

HB994824
Detail Exterior View Looking Northwest, Showing Rear Side Of Reinforced Concrete Guidewall Built On The South Side Of The Channel Downstream From Navigation Lock #1

HB994825
Detail Exterior View Of Equipment And Fish Lifts Between Powerhouse #1 And Navigation Lock #1; View Is Taken From Roof Of Powerhouse #1.

HB994826
Detail Exterior View Of Fish Passage Between The South End Of Powerhouse #1 And Navigation Lock #1.

HB994827
Detail Exterior View Looking North, Showing Top Of Miter Gates At Downstream End Of Navigation Lock #1; Powerhouse #1 Is Visible In Background.

HB994828
Detail Exterior View Looking Northwest, Showing Control House At Upstream End Of Navigation Lock #1; Powerhouse #1 Is Partially Visible In Background.

HB994829
Detail Interior View Of Control House For Navigation Lock #1

HB994830
Photographer Unknown Undated Typical Power Shovel, Dump Truck, And Bulldozer Excavating At Lock Site.

HB994831
Photographer Unknown Undated Trimmed Face Of Lower Land Thrust Wall Of Lock.

HB994832
Photographer Unknown Undated Workers Scalping Overburden And Scaling Down Wall Of Lock.

HB994833
Photographer Unknown Undated Workers Trimming North Wall Of Lock.

HB994834
Photographer Unknown Undated Excavation And Rock Trimming For Lock And Gate Sill Completed.

HB994835
Photographer Unknown February 1935 Construction Underway In Chamber And At East End Of Lock.

HB994836
Photographer Unknown 8 May 1935 Excavation For Main Culvert And Laterals In Lock Floor.

HB994837
Photographer Unknown 15 October 1935 Lock Chamber Near Completion, Showing Progress On Lower Gate Recesses.

HB994838
Photographer Unknown 28 November 1935 Lock Chamber Near Completion, Showing Filling And Emptying Ports In Floor And Placing Of Stop Logs In Lower Gate Recess.

HB994839
Photographer Unknown 21 July 1936 The Dalles Was The First Boat To Pass Through The Lock.

HB994840
Photographer Unknown 29 December 1937 Floating Mooring Bit Installed In Lock Sidewall.

HB994841
Photographer Unknown 10 July 1938 Ship Lock Dedication Ceremonies.

HB994842
Photocopy Of Original Construction Drawing, Dated 17 August 1934

HB994843
Photocopy Of Original Construction Drawing, Dated 23 July 1935

HB994844
Photocopy Of Original Construction Drawing, Dated 10 October 1935

HB994845
Photocopy Of Original Construction Drawing, Dated 22 November 1935

HB994846
Photocopy Of Original Construction Drawing, Dated 31 December 1935


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Item Title


Location
Oregon shore of Columbia River near first Powerhou, Bonneville, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-11-D
Building/structure dates: 1937 initial construction

Subjects
Locks (hydraulic Facilities)


Related Names
Grimm, C. I.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST, SHOWING DOWNSTREAM END OF NAVIGATION LOCK #1 WITH CHAMBER FILLED; THE CONTROL HOUSE IS ON RIGHT; VIEW IS TAKEN FROM ROOF OF POWERHOUSE #1.
2. GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING WEST, SHOWING CHANNEL DOWNSTREAM FROM NAVIGATION LOCK #1; MOVABLE BRIDGE IS VISIBLE IN LEFT FOREGROUND.
3. GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING BARGE AFTER EXITING FROM DOWNSTREAM END OF NAVIGATION LOCK #1; SWING BRIDGE IS IN PROCESS OF CLOSING.
5. GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING EAST, SHOWING EMPTY NAVIGATION LOCK #1 WITH DOWNSTREAM MITER GATES OPEN; PHOTO TAKEN FROM MIDDLE OF SWING BRIDGE DOWNSTREAM FROM LOCK.
6. GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST, SHOWING NAVIGATION LOCK #1 FILLED WITH WATER; PHOTO IS TAKEN FROM TOP OF MITER GATES AT DOWNSTREAM END OF LOCK.
7. GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING EAST, SHOWING NAVIGATION LOCK #1 FILLED WITH WATER AND CONTAINING A SHIPMENT OF FLOATING LOGS; THE LOCK WILL SOON BE EMPTIED SO THE LOGS CAN CONTINUE THEIR JOURNEY DOWNSTREAM
8. GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST TOWARD UPSTREAM END OF NAVIGATION LOCK #1; SOUTH END OF POWERHOUSE #1 IS VISIBLE ON RIGHT; BRADFORD SLOUGH IS VISIBLE IN FOREGROUND.
9. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST, SHOWING DOWNSTREAM MITER GATES FOR NAVIGATION LOCK #1.
10. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING REAR SIDE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE GUIDEWALL BUILT ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE CHANNEL DOWNSTREAM FROM NAVIGATION LOCK #1. MASONRY RIPRAP ON NORTH SIDE OF CHANNEL IS VISIBLE IN THE CENTER/RIGHT BACKGROUND.
11. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW OF EQUIPMENT AND FISH LIFTS BETWEEN POWERHOUSE #1 AND NAVIGATION LOCK #1; VIEW IS TAKEN FROM ROOF OF POWERHOUSE #1.
12. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW OF FISH PASSAGE BETWEEN THE SOUTH END OF POWERHOUSE #1 AND NAVIGATION LOCK #1.
13. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING TOP OF MITER GATES AT DOWNSTREAM END OF NAVIGATION LOCK #1; POWERHOUSE #1 IS VISIBLE IN BACKGROUND.
14. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING CONTROL HOUSE AT UPSTREAM END OF NAVIGATION LOCK #1; POWERHOUSE #1 IS PARTIALLY VISIBLE IN BACKGROUND.
15. DETAIL INTERIOR VIEW OF CONTROL HOUSE FOR NAVIGATION LOCK #1. Photograph Nos. OR-11-D-16 through OR-11-D-27 are photocopies of photographs. Original historic photographs are located at the Bonneville Powerhouse, Bonneville, Oregon.
16. photographer unknown undated TYPICAL POWER SHOVEL, DUMP TRUCK, AND BULLDOZER EXCAVATING AT LOCK SITE.
17. photographer unknown undated TRIMMED FACE OF LOWER LAND THRUST WALL OF LOCK.
18. photographer unknown undated WORKERS SCALPING OVERBURDEN AND SCALING DOWN WALL OF LOCK.
19. photographer unknown undated WORKERS TRIMMING NORTH WALL OF LOCK.
20. photographer unknown undated EXCAVATION AND ROCK TRIMMING FOR LOCK AND GATE SILL COMPLETED.
21. photographer unknown February 1935 CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY IN CHAMBER AND AT EAST END OF LOCK.
22. photographer unknown 8 May 1935 EXCAVATION FOR MAIN CULVERT AND LATERALS IN LOCK FLOOR.
23. photographer unknown 15 October 1935 LOCK CHAMBER NEAR COMPLETION, SHOWING PROGRESS ON LOWER GATE RECESSES.
24. photographer unknown 28 November 1935 LOCK CHAMBER NEAR COMPLETION, SHOWING FILLING AND EMPTYING PORTS IN FLOOR AND PLACING OF STOP LOGS IN LOWER GATE RECESS.
25. photographer unknown 21 July 1936 THE DALLES WAS THE FIRST BOAT TO PASS THROUGH THE LOCK.
26. photographer unknown 29 December 1937 FLOATING MOORING BIT INSTALLED IN LOCK SIDEWALL.
27. photographer unknown 10 July 1938 SHIP LOCK DEDICATION CEREMONIES.
28. Photocopy of original construction drawing, dated 17 August 1934. (Original print in the possession of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Portland, OR.) (N-1-11, Sheet 1 of 15) SHIP LOCK GENERAL DRAWING.
29. Photocopy of original construction drawing, dated 23 July 1935. (Original print in the possession of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Portland, OR.) (N-1-11, Sheet 3) SHIP LOCK, MASONRY PLANS AND CROSS SECTIONS.
30. Photocopy of original construction drawing, dated 10 October 1935. (Original print in the possession of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Portland, OR.) (N-1-60, Sheet 1) SHIP LOCK CONTROL HOUSES: PLANS, ELEVATIONS, AND GENERAL SECTIONS.
31. Photocopy of original construction drawing, dated 22 November 1935. (Original print in the possession of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Portland, OR.) (N-2-115, Sheet 3) UPPER MITER GATE, GENERAL ARRANGEMENT.
32. Photocopy of original construction drawing, dated 31 December 1935. (Original print in the possession of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Portland, OR.) (N-2-114, Sheet 3) LOWER MITER GATE, GENERAL ARRANGEMENT.


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