Vanport Flood, 1948

Aerial of Vanport, the Union Stockyards, and the Exposition Center during the Vanport Flood. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the flood that took place on Memorial Day weekend 1948.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-002.111400.

 

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SW Pine Street, circa 1949

SW Pine Street between SW Broadway and SW 6th Avenue, circa 1949. Click here to see the location from a different angle from another post back in 2010.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2005-001.803.

 

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