Retirees have Stories to tell.

Whenever retirees get together, the conversation usually gets around to sharing some stories about a major event or a specific PGE facility: Columbus Day Storm, Floods of 96, Trojan, Clackamas Hydros, Starlight Parade, old headquarters building, etc.  These are a part of history that doesn’t get stored in a museum, doesn’t get passed on to the next generation of employees at PGE,  never gets written down; these verbal stories are often lost as we and our memories fade away.

This section of the website is a place for retirees to tell their stories in writing, with pictures too if possible, so that our memories and stories can be read by others who may be interested to learn about areas and events of the PGE company they never knew.


If you would like to share a story with other retirees, we would love to help you.

Send an email to the the subject line I HAVE A STORY TO TELL and someone from the communications committee will contact you to listen and help publish the story on this website.


Once a large mountain meadow, this lake was formed by a small dam and now assures an adequate river flow throughout the year for recreation, fish, and electricity.  Here are some stories and memories submitted by our members (send us more stories please).

Annual Father’s Day Trip

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PGE has hosted Beach Cleanup events for many years, well attended by many retirees as well as active employees.  Many beaches have been cleaned by PGE volunteers over the years.  Here are some stories and memories of those events (send us more stories please).

Work in Progress

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PGE retirees have worked through major disasters, whether floods, fires, quakes, wind and of course ICE.  These events affected generation, transmission, distribution, or customer operations.  Here are some stories and pictures submitted by our members (send more stories please).

Work in Progress

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