This group from the Elks Lodge apparently traveled to the Dalles on February 3, 1911 to initiate some new members. We see many "old friends" here: J.H. Fredricy, Hans Lage, E.O. Blanchar, Horatio Davidson, Harry DeWitt, Dr. Shaw, Commodore Dean, and Roy Slocum.
What I notice is the "era" of the long beards are over it appears.
Either headed to The Dalles or coming from, as they are there on Cascade, just above the train depot.
charlott on 7th August 2017 @ 7:06am
I wonder if Mr. Fredricy is going on the excursion, or if he is in the photo as the train station agent?
Is Alva Day in the photo?
As we look at this photo in the hot days of August, their heavy overcoats are noticeable.
L.E. on 7th August 2017 @ 8:00am
lots of good memories of the HR BPOE........
Arlen Sheldrake on 7th August 2017 @ 6:37pm
Sure looks like these gents shopped at the same men's store ;)
Dale Nicol on 7th August 2017 @ 7:04pm
The man standing, second from the left in the light colored coat and bowler hat is my grandfather A.W. Peters.
Jill Stanford on 7th August 2017 @ 7:54pm
Second row from left, sort of in front of the man with the beard is Nels Hagan. He came to America from Norway. His son was Harold Hagan who married Alta Fletcher.
The very tall man in the front row of standing men is Claude Copple. He came to H. R. from Illinois and for many years up until 1913 he was the head of the planing mill at Ruthton. Then he took up farming in the Odell area. Though he had the farm he was very involved in other things. Vice president of First National Bank for a period of time. At the time of his death in 1950 he was the Vice president of Oregon-Washington Telephone. Also served on the board of the Apple Growers Assn.
The very tall man in the back row is another German born man. That is Joseph Gustav Vogt who was born in Germany in 1876 and brought here by his father.
charlott on 8th August 2017 @ 8:05am
I think, standing just behind my grandfather, also wearing a light coat and a bowler is Ted Pooley.
Jill Stanford on 8th August 2017 @ 4:45pm
next to Claude Copple is Frederick Eggleston Newby, who was married to Frank Davenport's eldest daughter Helen. He managed some of the Davenport Brother's lumber interests, including the Ruthton planing mill and box factory. He was 40 years old in this picture. He and Helen lost 3 of their first 4 children in infancy. Their daughter Winifred married Donald Turner in 1922.
Jerry Larsen on 12th August 2017 @ 7:25am