W Burnside Street, 1917

W Burnside Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues, October 4, 1917. The old Burnside Bridge is visible in the background.

 

W Burnside between 1st Ave. and 2nd Ave., Oct. 4, 1917: A2008-004.44

W Burnside between 1st Ave. and 2nd Ave., Oct. 4, 1917: A2008-004.44

 

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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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Union Avenue, circa 1931

Yesterday I posted a view of a service station being cut back for the widening of Union Avenue. This is another view of the service station being cut back during another stage of the process.

 

Exterior view of service station being cut back for the Union Ave widening 1604 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, circa 1931: A2008-001.47

 

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Union Avenue, circa 1931

This photograph provides an exterior view of Curtis Garage, circa 1931. Railroad ties were used to support the building as the service station was cut back to accommodate the widening of Union Avenue. The current address of this location is 1601 NE Martin Luther King Blvd.

 

Exterior view of Curtis Garage  1601 NE Martin Luther King Ave., circa 1931: A2008-001.48

Exterior view of Curtis Garage 1601 NE Martin Luther King Ave., circa 1931: A2008-001.48

 

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Union Station, 1932

This view of Union Station was taken from NW 6th Avenue looking north. There are multiple hotels visible in this image, including Hotel Barr, Hotel Rainer, and Hotel Hoyt.

 

6th Avenue route to Union Station, Jan. 4, 1932: A2004-001.624

6th Avenue route to Union Station, Jan. 4, 1932: A2004-001.624

 

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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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