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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E Burnside Street, 1932

This image is facing west looking towards the Burnside Bridge, in 1932. The building in in the foreground is still standing on the corner of E Burnside Street and SE 11th Avenue.

 

Arcaded building at East 11th and East Burnside Street, Jan. 4, 1932 : A2004-001.620

Arcaded building at East 11th and East Burnside Street, Jan. 4, 1932 : A2004-001.620

 

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Johnson Creek, 1934

The men in this image are doing preliminary work on Johnson Creek, near SE Tacoma St. On the left side of the image you can see the sign for Puncer Bros. Tannery.

 

Preliminary work on Johnson Creek near SE Tacoma St., Jan. 25, 1934 : A2000-025.763

Preliminary work on Johnson Creek near SE Tacoma St., Jan. 25, 1934 : A2000-025.763

 

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SE Belmont, 1941

This photograph, from February 18, 1941, shows SE Belmont St. at SE 7th Ave. after the widening was completed. Signs for Pacific Machinery & Tool Co., Mann’s Tire Shop, and 619 Café are visible. This image was taken facing west.

 

SE Belmont Street near 7th Avenue, Feb. 18, 1941 : A2000-025.1254

SE Belmont Street near 7th Avenue, Feb. 18, 1941 : A2000-025.1254

 

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SE 48th Avenue, 1932

These men are digging trenches for sewer repairs on SE 48th Avenue, between Sherman and Lincoln streets. The photo, taken in 1932, is facing north towards Lincoln.

 

SE 48th between Sherman and Lincoln, April 15, 1932 : A2000-025.248

SE 48th between Sherman and Lincoln, April 15, 1932 : A2000-025.248

 

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Laurelhurst Park, 1935

Depression-era work relief employees raking leaves as a part of the Laurelhurst Park Cleanup on November 26, 1935. For more information on the park, click here.

 

Laurelhurst Park Cleanup, Nov. 6, 1935 : A2000-025.1121

Laurelhurst Park Cleanup, Nov. 6, 1935 : A2000-025.1121

 

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