SE 24th Avenue, circa 1932

Men working on the Harrison and Hawthorne Boulevard sewer repair. This image was taken at SE 24th Avenue between SE Stephens Street and SE Market Street, looking north, circa 1932.

 

Harrison and Hawthorne Boulevard sewer repair, SE 24th Avenue, circa 1932: A1999-004.470

Harrison and Hawthorne Boulevard sewer repair, SE 24th Avenue, circa 1932: A1999-004.470

 

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Southeast Waterfront, 1955

Oregon is home to many archives, most rich with collections documenting Oregon’s history. In order to highlight some of these collections containing Portland-area images, Vintage Portland has invited photo submissions from other archives within the region. Today’s photo and text is provided by the Multnomah County Archives.

The southeast waterfront between the Morrison Bridge and the Hawthorne Bridge, looking south, 1955.

 

Southeast waterfront, 1955

Southeast waterfront, 1955

 

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The Columbian 3, circa 1950

The Columbian 3, an 1860’s fire engine, was pulled by firefighters who also worked the pump by hand. This photo was taken outside of Station 19 (6049 SE Stark Street), circa 1950. The engine is currently on display at the Fire Museum which is located at 35th Avenue and Belmont Street.

 

The Columbian 3, Circa 1950: A2001-083

The Columbian 3, Circa 1950: A2001-083

 

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