Washington Park Zoo, 1963

Aerial of the Washington Park Zoo, 1963. The old OMSI (currently the Children’s Museum) site is visible as well. For those who remember the giant floral clock, it can be seen in the center of the image at the head of the parking area.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-001.1000.

 

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Fire Chief David Campbell, 1905

Fire Chief David Campbell and George Walker in the Chief’s buggy outside Station 1, 1905. Chiefs were driven around by a firefighter driver, but usually posed for pictures with reins in hand.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-001.32.

 

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Paul Bunyan, 1975

Paul Bunyan just got a face lift! The Kenton statue’s new look was revealed this past weekend at Tall Paul Fest. Head down to the corner of N Denver Avenue and N Interstate Avenue to check out Paul’s new paint job and compare the differences with this version of the statue from 1975.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, Paul Bunyan statue, A2011-028, 1975.

 

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