SW Yamhill & Park, 1933

We’ve seen this view before but different vehicles make the scene unique. Looking south on SW Park Avenue from SW Yamhill, a Meier & Frank delivery truck is seen at center with a Rose City Pies delivery van parked at the curb. The car on the left curb has a “Walker’s” logo on the spare tire and it looks like a Jantzen girl figure in the center of the spare. The Admiral Hotel is visible across SW Taylor and beyond is the Old Heathman Hotel.

A2005-001.494  SW Park Ave south from Yamhill St 02 1933(City of Portland Archives)

7 thoughts on “SW Yamhill & Park, 1933

  1. Where the Terminal Cafe is later was the location of the Vat and Tonsure I believe. On the corner of the same building was Hamburger Mary’s. I miss both places.

  2. I think you are right, it is a Meier and Frank truck.
    Just think, today those boxes in an open truck would be stolen within 5 minutes.

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