Posts Tagged ‘Oregon’

Cityscape, circa 1895

November 21, 2014

This cityscape, circa 1895, is from Southwest Portland looking northeast, towards the old Morrison Bridge.

 

SW Portland looking northeast, circa 1895: A2004-002.956

SW Portland looking northeast, circa 1895: A2004-002.956

 

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SW Morrison Street, 1976

November 20, 2014

This is another image from the Sign Compliance survey in 1976. This image is from SW Morrison Street near 11th Avenue looking northwest. Gregory’s Tavern, Leo’s Coiffures, and the Diamond Head Restaurant are visible in this image.

 

Sign Compliance Survey Core Area  SW Morrison St., 1976: A2011-018.72

Sign Compliance Survey Core Area SW Morrison St., 1976: A2011-018.72

 

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NW Couch Street and 3rd Avenue, 1976

November 18, 2014

This photograph comes from a Sign Compliance survey that took place in 1976. This image shows the corner of NW Couch Street and 3rd Avenue, looking southwest.

 

Sign Compliance Survey  NW Couch St., 1976: A2011-018.276

Sign Compliance Survey NW Couch St., 1976: A2011-018.276

 

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Forest Park, 1953

November 17, 2014

These children are hiking in Forest Park. On the back of the photograph there is a note stating, “Forest park offers deep-woods trails. Easily accessible to city dwellers. Such hikes organized by park bureau playground directors thru the summer months.”

 

Children hiking through Forest Park, June 30, 1953: A2001-045.681

Children hiking through Forest Park, June 30, 1953: A2001-045.681

 

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Tanner Creek Gulch, circa 1892

November 14, 2014

These houses and gardens were located in Tanner Creek Gulch, which would later be known as Goose Hollow. This image shows what the area looked like circa 1892.

 

Gardens and Houses in Tanner Creek Gulch,  : A2004-002.2544

Gardens and Houses in Tanner Creek Gulch, circa 1892 : A2004-002.2544

 

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Portland Industrial Map, 1945

November 13, 2014

We posted the 1919 map yesterday, and today you get to see the 1945 version.

 

Industrial Map of Portland, Oregon, 1945 : 2012-30

Industrial Map of Portland, Oregon, 1945 : 2012-30

 

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Portland Industrial Map, 1919

November 12, 2014

The original of this 1919 map is 49.5” x 23” and is a huge file when scanned. We’ve reduced the size of the file so it doesn’t take forever to open it, but you should still be able to see a lot of detail.

 

Industrial Map Portland, Oregon, 1919 :

Industrial Map Portland, Oregon, 1919 : 2012-30

 

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