Volume II, Part I consists of the Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers of the United States Army published in 1889. The Report lists various waterway construction projects including descriptions of their progress and budgetary information.
1 p. article describing the building of the Columbia River Highway, including construction details. The article also contains four photographs: one depicting the bridge at Shepperd's Dell, one depicting the entrance to the observatory tunnel, one depicting Mitchell's Tunnel through Storm Cliff; one showing the overlook at Crown Point on the Columbia River.
Volume II, Part I consists of the Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers of the United States Army published in 1888. The Report lists various waterway construction projects including descriptions of their progress and budgetary information.
78 p. Includes sections of Appendix SS: Report of Capt. William W. Harts, Corps of Engineers; and Appendix TT: Report of Maj. W. L. Fisk, Corps of Engineers. Additional information on these topics can be found by consulting the Indexes to the Chief of Engineers Reports 1866-1912: http://boundless.uoregon.edu/cgi-bin/docviewer.exe?CISOROOT=/wwdl&CISOPTR=1082 and 1913-1917: http://boundless.uoregon.edu/cgi-bin/docviewer.exe?CISOROOT=/wwdl&CISOPTR=1112
4 p. Article by James B. Pond with photographs by the author and others. The article describes a trip by stern-wheeler on the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon to The Dalles, Oregon. The author also touches on history, myth, and the local industries such as salmon fishing and canning, and logging. The first photo is taken from Crown Point and shows Cape Horn rising above the Columbia. The second photo shows a logging flume in a forest. Page 19 has a set of photos showing a cannery, a fish wheel, a stern wheel packet, and a boat "docked" along a rocky bank of the river. Page 20 shows a fish wheel on the river, with a mountain rising in the background.