Portland Traction Company, circa 1902

A group picture of the “Woodlawn Division Streetcar Boys,” who were employees of the Portland Traction Company, circa 1902.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2004-002.11110

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2004-002.11110

 

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Portland Cable Railway, circa 1890

Portland Cable Railway, circa 1890. The railway building was located on the corner of SW 15th Avenue and SW Mill Street according to the 1890 Polk Directory.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2004-002.3631

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2004-002.3631

 

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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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