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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Portland Building, 1985

King Kong visits the Portland Building for an Oregon Lottery event, 1985.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, King Kong visits the Portland Building for an Oregon Lottery event, A2007-02, 1985.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, King Kong visits the Portland Building for an Oregon Lottery event, A2007-02, 1985.

 

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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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City Hall Christmas Tree, 1935

The City Hall Christmas tree located in Council chambers, 1935. Pictured with the tree and food donations to the Police Bureau’s Sunshine Division: Commissioner Earl Riley and Police Chief Harry Niles.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.139

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.139

 

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