• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1907-1920's
  • Description
  • The city of Powers in Coos County, Oregon was named after Albert H. Powers, a prominent figure in the timber industry, in 1914. Powers was born in 1862 and came to the Coos Bay region in 1906. He was with the Smith-Powers Logging Company from 1907 to 1922 and died in 1930 in an automobile accident. (Source: Oregon Geographic Names by Lewis A. McArthur).
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    11 x 14 in.
    Silver gelatin, b/w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 1000XL at 100 ppi in grayscale. Resized using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 so that the long dimension was either 768 pixels horizontal or 600 pixels vertical, then saved in JPEG format at quality rating 3. 2012