SE 82nd & Powell, 1937

We might as well finish this intersection since we’ve looked at two other corners this week and this one in 2010. Today we’re looking from west-to-east on SE Powell Blvd. at 82nd Avenue.

A2005-001.512 SE Powell and 82nd east 1937(City of Portland Archives)

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5 Responses to “SE 82nd & Powell, 1937”

  1. floridaval Says:

    So, even back in the 30’s we had competing corner gas stations.

  2. Allen Carpenter Says:

    WOW! Thank you so much! I have never seen a picture of the restaurant from this time! Thank you!

  3. Lynette Says:


  4. Mike Slama Says:

    I just bought a Signal sign like the one in the photo!

  5. Dave J. Says:

    Is that the milkman talking to someone in that 37 Chevy?

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