NW Couch Street and 3rd Avenue, 1976

This photograph comes from a Sign Compliance survey that took place in 1976. This image shows the corner of NW Couch Street and 3rd Avenue, looking southwest.

 

Sign Compliance Survey  NW Couch St., 1976: A2011-018.276

Sign Compliance Survey NW Couch St., 1976: A2011-018.276

 

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Forest Park, 1953

These children are hiking in Forest Park. On the back of the photograph there is a note stating, “Forest park offers deep-woods trails. Easily accessible to city dwellers. Such hikes organized by park bureau playground directors thru the summer months.”

 

Children hiking through Forest Park, June 30, 1953: A2001-045.681

Children hiking through Forest Park, June 30, 1953: A2001-045.681

 

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Guild’s Lake Pumping Station, 1969

This image provides an aerial view looking northeast from the Guild’s Lake Pumping Station. The railroad bridge, the “cut,” Doane Lake, and St. Johns are visible. Also visible along Willamette Blvd. are the Water Bureau’s Alma and St. Johns Water tanks.

 

Looking northeast from the Guild’s Lake Pumping Station, March 11, 1969 : A2001-007.880

Looking northeast from the Guild’s Lake Pumping Station, March 11, 1969 : A2001-007.880

 

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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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Guilds Lake Clean Up, 1944

In this image we see children and recreation directors gathered with garbage cans and bundles of paper for Guilds Lake Clean Up week. This photograph was taken on July 28, 1944 as a part of the Housing Authority of Portland series of photos documenting life in the various housing units.

 

Guilds Lake housing clean up, circa 1944 : A2001-025.227

Guilds Lake housing clean up, 1944 : A2001-025.227

 

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The Number Man, 1930

The number man is standing close to the Harbor Wall near Davis St., with the Steel Bridge in the background to the north. The structures on the left side of the image are on Front Ave.

 

Steel Bridge, 1930 :  A2009-009.2540

Steel Bridge, 1930 : A2009-009.2540

 

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