Grant Park, circa 1955

Women bicycling through Grant Park, circa 1955. Text on the back of the image states, “Bicycles may be counted in almost unbelievable numbers at every park and playground in the city. They get one to the fun so fast! These two teen-age girls are Lila Andrews (brunette) and Shirley Floyd (blonde) who were headed for the Grant Park swimming pool.” For more information on Grant Park, please click here.

 

Bicycling through Grant Park, circa 1955: A2001-045.676

Bicycling through Grant Park, circa 1955: A2001-045.676

 

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SW Terwilliger Boulevard, 1948

Street improvements at the intersection of SW Barbur Boulevard and SW Terwilliger Boulevard, looking south on Terwilliger, January 4, 1948.

 

SW Barbur Blvd. at SW Terwilliger Blvd. looking south on Terwilliger, January 4, 1948: A2005-001.49

SW Barbur Blvd. at SW Terwilliger Blvd. looking south on Terwilliger, January 4, 1948: A2005-001.49

 

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SE McLoughlin Boulevard, 1951

SE McLoughlin Boulevard north of SE Bybee Boulevard, looking north, September 29, 1951.

 

SE McLoughlin Blvd. north of SE Bybee Blvd. looking north, September 29, 1951: A2005-001.424

SE McLoughlin Blvd. north of SE Bybee Blvd. looking north, September 29, 1951: A2005-001.424

 

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E Burnside Street, 1978

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.

This Sheriff’s Office photograph shows the remains of United Flight 173 which crashed across E Burnside on December 28th, 1978. The tail of the plane is at about 15809 E Burnside.

 

Remains of United Flight 173 which crashed across E Burnside, December 28th, 1978

Remains of United Flight 173 which crashed across E Burnside, December 28th, 1978

 

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