There is some writing on the top board. I wonder what precautions it gives. Maybe, "Please do not lean against this board".
You can see the railroad station. I wonder if these people lived on Button Hill or if they have farther to walk.
Is this a Davidson photo?
l.e. on 21st February 2013 @ 7:15am
There isn't much dirt holding those railings in. One certainly had to be aware of any on coming traffic. I thought in an earlier photo we saw some sort of turn out along that area. Can one not visualize that road during rains, it was have been a sloggy mess, not to mention slick. No way would an east side farmer think of heading for Hood River when there was any ice on that old East Side Road meandering down through there.
charlott on 21st February 2013 @ 7:19am
What is the date for this picture? Time period. Thanks
RALPH on 21st February 2013 @ 7:27am
Ralph, I was trying to see the Mt Hood Hotel had been enlarged but I can't see clearly enough.
Can someone tell if the hotel has even been enlarged to the 1890's version?
l.e. on 21st February 2013 @ 7:36am
There are a few hazy clues about the date. It looks like the cupola is on the hotel, so post 1900. There is only one railroad station, but the tracks seem to be there for the Mt. Hood Railroad, which I think was built by 1905. The old railroad bridge is still being used-- we should be able to get a date for the modern replacement. My best guess-- 1904-1905.
Arthur on 21st February 2013 @ 8:00am
The image is from an unmarked stereo card, so no clues about the photographer or date on the object itself. It's been in the museum collection since at least 1951.
Arthur on 21st February 2013 @ 8:04am
Charlott.....photo #336 shows the pull out. Probably the same family. Not sure it is the same day although the little boys' hats might be the same.
l.e. on 21st February 2013 @ 8:41am