City Incinerator, 1972

The 1932 city incinerator landscape had changed quite a bit when this photo was taken in 1972. Trees obscured most of the building except for the prominent chimney; that was to come down in 1990. The facility had closed as an incinerator in 1970.

Incinerator (SPARC) 1972(City of Portland Archives)

7 thoughts on “City Incinerator, 1972

  1. Interesting history here looking back through the previous posts and the SJLF history website. Wish the chimney were still standing, it would have made a nice land mark.

  2. Dave: if you think you were mad, just think how pissed off Santa Claus was when he found out.

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