W Burnside Street, 1917

W Burnside Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues, October 4, 1917. The old Burnside Bridge is visible in the background.

 

W Burnside between 1st Ave. and 2nd Ave., Oct. 4, 1917: A2008-004.44

W Burnside between 1st Ave. and 2nd Ave., Oct. 4, 1917: A2008-004.44

 

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Station 19, circa 1915

This image of firefighters on motorcycles was taken circa 1915. This photograph comes from a collection of images of Station 19, located at 1597 SE Stark Street, which became 6049 SE Stark after the street renumbering. The gentleman on the left is Edward Boatright, the founder of the Fire Bureau’s Toy and Joy program.

 

Firefighters on motorcycles, circa 1915: A2001-083

Firefighters on motorcycles, circa 1915: A2001-083

 

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Portland Industrial Map, 1919

The original of this 1919 map is 49.5” x 23” and is a huge file when scanned. We’ve reduced the size of the file so it doesn’t take forever to open it, but you should still be able to see a lot of detail.

 

Industrial Map Portland, Oregon, 1919 :

Industrial Map Portland, Oregon, 1919 : 2012-30

 

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Portland Waterfront, circa 1918

Over the years, the Portland waterfront has transformed many times. Here is what the waterfront looked like circa 1918. This view is looking west, towards downtown Portland.

 

Portland waterfront and downtown looking west, circa 1918 : A2004-002.570

Portland waterfront and downtown looking west, circa 1918 : A2004-002.570

 

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W Burnside Street, 1913

This is a view of West Burnside St. looking east from 3rd Ave. taken on October 18, 1913. There are several signs and advertisements that are visible in this photograph, including Clark’s, All Nations Saloon, and a U.S. Army Recruiting Station window sign. Notice the mounted police officer and the old Burnside Bridge in the background.

 

West Burnside looking east from 3rd Ave, Oct. 18, 1913 : A2009-009.77

West Burnside looking east from 3rd Ave, Oct. 18, 1913 : A2009-009.77

 

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