Archive for the ‘Southwest’ Category

Barde Dock, 1927

October 20, 2014

In this photograph of the Barde Dock, you see a crane used during the construction of the Front Avenue sewer (this project brought us the Harbor Wall). This image is looking north. Several businesses, including the Zidell-Steinberg Company, Butzer’s Seed Store, and W. P. Fuller & Company, are visible in the background.

 

Front Ave Sewer Barde Dock showing the crane used in the construction, May 17, 1927 : A1999-004.245

Front Ave Sewer Barde Dock showing the crane used in the construction, May 17, 1927 : A1999-004.245

 

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Portland Waterfront, circa 1918

October 13, 2014

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

October 7, 2014

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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Lincoln High School, circa 1952

October 6, 2014

Lincoln High School under construction, circa 1952.

 

Lincoln High School under construction and surrounding area, circa 1952 : A2004-002.3945

Lincoln High School under construction and surrounding area, circa 1952 : A2004-002.3945

 

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W Burnside Street, 1967

September 30, 2014

This photo provides an excellent view of W Burnside Street looking east from SW 18th Ave. The building on the left side of the image is still standing. There are several business that are visible, including Derby Cleaners and Ace Hotel.

 

 W Burnside St looking east from SW 18th Ave, April 6, 1967 : A2001-007.636

W Burnside St looking east from SW 18th Ave, April 6, 1967 : A2001-007.636

 

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City Park, circa 1902

September 24, 2014

At the time this photo was taken (circa 1902), Washington Park was still called City Park. This image can be found in the book, Oregon Scenic Beauties.

 

View of facilities in City Park (Washington Park), circa 1902 : A2004-002.93

View of facilities in City Park (Washington Park), circa 1902 : A2004-002.93

 

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Front and Morrison, 1894

September 23, 2014

Downtown Portland routinely experienced high water and this photograph from 1894 captures the challenges and adventures of flooded streets. This image was taken on Front and Morrison St. and comes from the book, Portland: Its History and Builders, Volume 1, by Joseph Gaston.

 

Flood scene at Front and Morrison, 1894 : A2004-002.7772

Flood scene at Front and Morrison, 1894 : A2004-002.7772

 

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