Park Avenue, 1894

Flood damage at Park and Ankeny, looking north. This photograph was taken June 9, 1894. Previous posts have shown images of the same flood from different angles: Front and Morrison, 1st and Stark, and Ankeny and Park.

 

Flood on the North Park blocks, 1894: A2004-002.1570

Flood on the North Park blocks, 1894: A2004-002.1570

 

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SW 12th Avenue, 1950

These men are removing snow on SW 12th Avenue between Main Street and Jefferson Street on Feb. 2, 1950. Notice Portland’s locally designed Scoopmobile in the background.

 

Crew by trucks and scoopmobile for snow removal on SW 12th Ave. between Main and Jefferson St., Feb. 2, 1950: A2000-025.2459

Crew by trucks and scoopmobile for snow removal on SW 12th Ave. between Main and Jefferson St., Feb. 2, 1950: A2000-025.2459

 

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SW Yamhill Street, 1964

This photograph shows SW Yamhill Street from the corner of Park Avenue looking west. The sign on the right side of the screen is for Embers. On the left side is the Pythian building. This building is still standing today.

 

SW Park looking southwest towards Yamhill, July 31, 1964: A2010-002.982

SW Park looking southwest towards Yamhill, July 31, 1964: A2010-002.982

 

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SW 4th Ave. and Madison St., 1940

In this view of SW 4th Avenue you can see the Multnomah County Court House and McElroy’s Spanish Ballroom, located on the corner of SW Main Street. Can you see any other establishments in this image?

 

SW 4th and Madison, 1940: A2009-009.560

SW 4th and Madison, 1940: A2009-009.560

 

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SW Park Avenue, circa 1964

This image shows SW Park Avenue looking north towards SW Yamhill Street in 1964. The Virginia Café and Embers are visible.

 

View of SW Park Ave near Yamhill looking northeast, 1964: A2010-002.647

View of SW Park Ave near Yamhill looking northeast, circa 1964: A2010-002.647

 

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Waterfront Park, 1983

This image provides of view from Waterfront Park, looking towards the Burnside Bridge, in 1983. This area has transformed since this image was taken.

 

Waterfront Park looking toward Burnside Bridge, 1983: A2011-008.14

Waterfront Park looking toward Burnside Bridge, 1983: A2011-008.14

 

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