N Interstate Avenue, 1950

A truck towing a Council Crest streetcar at N Interstate Avenue and N Portland Boulevard, 1950. Portland Avenue later became Rosa Parks Way.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2011-007.708

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2011-007.708

 

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St. Johns Bridge, 1950

Towing the Council Crest streetcar 503 across the St. Johns Bridge, 1950. According to PdxHistory.com, this streetcar was donated to a North Portland Boy Scout troop and was used as a clubhouse. Learn more about the Council Crest Cars by clicking here.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2011-007.710

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2011-007.710

 

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Vanport City, Oregon, 1942

A map of Vanport City, Oregon, 1942.

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City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Map of Vanport City, A2014-001, 1942.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Map of Vanport City, A2014-001, 1942.

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N Benton Avenue, 1957

A child standing in front of Crescent Poultry Co. located at 1333 N Benton Avenue, 1957. This was located in the Memorial Coliseum area.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, a2001-004.36

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, a2001-004.36

 

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N Benton Avenue, circa 1925

Residence at the corner of N Benton Avenue and N Broadway, circa 1925. The house is no longer standing, but the address was 373 N Benton Avenue.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.2456.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.2456.

 

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