Northwest Portland, circa 1938

Aerial of industrial area in Northwest Portland, near the St. Johns Bridge, circa 1938.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-001.150

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-001.150

 

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Downtown Portland, circa 1965

An aerial view of downtown Portland, circa 1965. The Journal Building, Morrison Bridge, Burnside Bridge, Broadway Bridge, Steel Bridge, Memorial Coliseum, City Hall, Hotel Lennox, and the Boilermakers Union are all visible.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-002.118

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-002.118

 

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SW Alder Street, 1962

Looking southeast along SW Alder Street towards the Morrison Bridge, 1962. Richman Bros. Company and J.J. Newberry Company are visible.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-002.305

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-002.305

 

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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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