Couch Park, 1972

The John Brown House in Couch Park, 1972. This house was initially saved from the wrecking ball and located in the park. It was demolished in 1973 after efforts to raise sufficient funds for restoration failed.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, John Brown House in Couch Park, A2012-005, 1972.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, John Brown House in Couch Park, A2012-005, 1972.

 

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Northwest District and Northwest Industrial Aerial, 1971

An aerial of the Northwest District and Northwest Industrial neighborhoods, including a view of the Montgomery Ward building, 1971. The corner of NW 29th Avenue and NW Upshur Street is visible in the bottom left corner of the image.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2011-015.164.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2011-015.164.

 

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NW Glisan Street, 1924

Construction on NW Glisan Street looking towards the Steel Bridge approach, 1924. Fire Station 2 is in the left portion of the image near the bottom of the off-ramp.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.357

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.357

 

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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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