Oregon State Capitol, Salem Photos

The Oregon State Capitol building was built in 1938 and was designed by architect Francis Keally of Trowbridge & Livingston. A prominent feature of the Art Deco Capitol is the gilded Pioneer statue by Ulric Ellerhusen atop the cylindrical dome. The interior is decorated with murals by Barry Faulkner & Frank H. Schwartz.

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Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Marble walls of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Cylindrical marble dome of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.The Pioneer gilded statue by Ulric Ellerhusen atop Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Oregon State Capitol (1938) (53m / 173ft) (900 Court Street NE). Salem, OR. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Francis Keally of Trowbridge & Livingston. On National Register.Marble walls of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Cylindrical marble dome of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.The Pioneer gilded statue (1938) by Ulric Ellerhusen atop Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Rear of The Pioneer gilded statue atop Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Carved eagle over entrance of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Entrance portal of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Lewis & Clark LED by Sacagawea monument by Leo Friedlander in front of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Rear of The Pioneer gilded statue atop Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Carved eagle over entrance of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Entrance portal of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Lewis & Clark LED by Sacagawea monument by Leo Friedlander in front of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Oregon Trail covered wagon pioneer monument by Leo Friedlander in front of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Oregon Trail pioneer carving details at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Carved horse detail on Oregon Trail pioneer monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Pioneer & Native Americans meeting on horseback on Oregon Trail pioneer monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Oregon Trail covered wagon pioneer monument by Leo Friedlander in front of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Oregon Trail pioneer carving details at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Carved horse detail on Oregon Trail pioneer monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Pioneer & Native Americans meeting on horseback on Oregon Trail pioneer monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Oregon Trail intaglio map on Covered Wagon monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Route of Lewis & Clark map carved on their monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Eastern details of Lewis & Clark intaglio map on their monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Western details of Lewis & Clark intaglio map on their monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Oregon Trail intaglio map on Covered Wagon monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Route of Lewis & Clark map carved on their monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Eastern details of Lewis & Clark intaglio map on their monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Western details of Lewis & Clark intaglio map on their monument at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Otter carved by Ulric Ellerhusen on Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Beaver carved by Ulric Ellerhusen on Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Elk, buffalo & antelope on metal insert over door of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Dome interior of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Otter carved by Ulric Ellerhusen on Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Beaver carved by Ulric Ellerhusen on Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Elk, buffalo & antelope on metal insert over door of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Dome interior of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Painted dome interior by Frank H. Schwartz in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Frieze of eagles in dome of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Bronze Oregon State by Ulric Ellerhusen seal inside Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Captain Robert Gray & ship Columbia Rediviva at mouth of Columbia River by Barry Faulkner in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Painted dome interior by Frank H. Schwartz in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Frieze of eagles in dome of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Bronze Oregon State by Ulric Ellerhusen seal inside Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Captain Robert Gray & ship Columbia Rediviva at mouth of Columbia River (1792) by Barry Faulkner (1938) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Detail of mural Captain Robert Gray & his ship Columbia Rediviva naming the Columbia River of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Lewis & Clark at Celilo Falls by Frank H. Schwartz in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Detail of mural of Lewis & Clark at Celilo Falls in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of first white women to reach Fort Vancouver overland by Barry Faulkner in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Detail of mural Captain Robert Gray & his ship Columbia Rediviva naming the Columbia River (1792) of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Lewis & Clark at Celilo Falls (1805) by Frank H. Schwartz (1938) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Detail of mural of Lewis & Clark at Celilo Falls (1805) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of first white women to reach Fort Vancouver overland (1836) by Barry Faulkner (1938) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Mural of first white women to reach Fort Vancouver overland by Barry Faulkner in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Detail of mural of Dr. McLouchlin welcoming first white women to Fort Vancouver in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of great wagon train migration at the Dalles by Frank H. Schwartz in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of great wagon train migration at the Dalles by Frank H. Schwartz in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Mural of first white women to reach Fort Vancouver overland (1836) by Barry Faulkner (1938) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Detail of mural of Dr. McLouchlin welcoming first white women to Fort Vancouver (1836) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of great wagon train migration at the Dalles (1843) by Frank H. Schwartz (1938) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of great wagon train migration at the Dalles (1843) by Frank H. Schwartz (1938) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Detail of mural of settlers on great wagon train migration at the Dalles in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Seal of Provisional Government of Oregon at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of lumberjack & fisherman by Barry Faulkner at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of wheat reaper & apple picker by Barry Faulkner at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Detail of mural of settlers on great wagon train migration at the Dalles (1843) in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Seal of Provisional Government of Oregon (1843-8) at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of lumberjack & fisherman by Barry Faulkner (1938) at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of wheat reaper & apple picker by Barry Faulkner (1938) at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Mural of sheep herder & gold miner by Frank H. Schwartz at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of milk maid & cowboy by Frank H. Schwartz at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.House of Representatives chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Oregon pioneers meeting at Champoeg to establish provisional government by Barry Faulkner in House chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Mural of sheep herder & gold miner by Frank H. Schwartz (1938) at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of milk maid & cowboy by Frank H. Schwartz (1938) at Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.House of Representatives chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Oregon pioneers meeting at Champoeg (1843) to establish provisional government by Barry Faulkner in House chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Names of Oregon pioneers in House chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Wood inlay showing second Oregon State Capitol in Governor's Office. Salem, OR.Governor's Office in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Antique China coffee pot in Governor's Office of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Names of Oregon pioneers in House chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Wood inlay showing second Oregon State Capitol (1875-1935 destroyed by fire) in Governor's Office. Salem, OR.Governor's Office in Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Antique China coffee pot in Governor's Office of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Oregon admitted to the Union by Frank H. Schwartz in Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Oregon admitted to the Union by Frank H. Schwartz in Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Carpet in Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Oregon admitted to the Union (Feb. 14, 1859) by Frank H. Schwartz (1938) in Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Mural of Oregon admitted to the Union (Feb. 14, 1859) by Frank H. Schwartz (1938) in Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.Carpet in Senate chamber of Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
View of Oregon Capitol Mall from Capitol dome. Salem, OR.Oregon Capitol Mall Sprague Fountain by Weltzin Blix & Tom Morandi. Salem, OR.Oregon State Library on Capitol Mall. Salem, OR.Public Service Building on Capitol Mall. Salem, OR.
View of Oregon Capitol Mall from Capitol dome. Salem, OR.Oregon Capitol Mall Sprague Fountain (1979) by Weltzin Blix & Tom Morandi. Salem, OR.Oregon State Library (1938) (250 Winter Street NE) on Capitol Mall. Salem, OR. Architect: Church, Newberry, & Roehr.Public Service Building (1949) (255 Capitol Street NE) on Capitol Mall. Salem, OR.
Oregon Revenue Building on Capitol Mall. Salem, OR.Looking toward downtown Salem from Oregon State Capitol dome. Salem, OR.Downtown Salem beyond white State of Oregon Executive Building from Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.
Oregon Revenue Building on Capitol Mall. Salem, OR.Looking toward downtown Salem from Oregon State Capitol dome. Salem, OR.Downtown Salem beyond white State of Oregon Executive Building (1937) (155 Cottage Street NE) (former Post Office) from Oregon State Capitol. Salem, OR.

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