Southeast Waterfront, 1955

Oregon is home to many archives, most rich with collections documenting Oregon’s history. In order to highlight some of these collections containing Portland-area images, Vintage Portland has invited photo submissions from other archives within the region. Today’s photo and text is provided by the Multnomah County Archives.

The southeast waterfront between the Morrison Bridge and the Hawthorne Bridge, looking south, 1955.

 

Southeast waterfront, 1955

Southeast waterfront, 1955

 

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Burlingame Bridge, circa 1948

Portland officials are removing the barricade and opening access to the Burlingame Bridge. Commissioners William A. Bowes and Ormond R. Bean, and City Engineers Ben Morrow and Louis Apperson were present for the event and pictured here. This image was taken circa 1948 looking south.

Terwilliger - Burlingame Bridge looking south, circa 1948: A2005-001.649

Terwilliger – Burlingame Bridge looking south, circa 1948: A2005-001.649

 

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E Burnside Street, 1932

This image was taken from the east side of the Burnside Bridge, looking east. Both building on the right are still standing.

 

Eastside of Burnside Bridge, Jan. 4,1932: A2004-001.622

Eastside of Burnside Bridge, Jan. 4, 1932: A2004-001.622

 

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