The Engine 3 crew displays fine looking equipment and horses in front of their fire station circa 1913. Engine Co. 3 was then at 510 Washington Street, which is now the south side of Washington between 15th and 16th.
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Engine 15 still operates out of the 1927-built Station 15 at 1920 SW Spring Street in Portland Heights. The present day engine is considerably newer than this 1920s American LaFrance pictured outside the fire station circa 1948. The driver is identified as Carl Christensen.
The Portland Fire Department proudly shows off its new station and equipment in 1913. Using the old street numbering system, this station was located at 370 4th Street, just north of SW Montgomery in the South Auditorium Urban Renewal Area. The Cyan/PDX apartment building is on that spot now.