NW Couch Street and 3rd Avenue, 1976

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

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

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, 1919

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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E Burnside Street, 1932

This image is facing west looking towards the Burnside Bridge, in 1932. The building in in the foreground is still standing on the corner of E Burnside Street and SE 11th Avenue.

 

Arcaded building at East 11th and East Burnside Street, Jan. 4, 1932 : A2004-001.620

Arcaded building at East 11th and East Burnside Street, Jan. 4, 1932 : A2004-001.620

 

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