N Interstate Avenue, 1950

A truck towing a Council Crest streetcar at N Interstate Avenue and N Portland Boulevard, 1950. Portland Boulevard 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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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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Vanport City, Oregon, 1942

A map of Vanport City, Oregon, 1942.

See more Portland City Archives images in the OPB documentary “Vanport,” airing tonight at 9:00 pm on OPB TV. For more information on the documentary, click here.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Map of Vanport City, A2014-001, 1942.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Map of Vanport City, A2014-001, 1942.

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Portland Memories: The Early Years – A pictorial history

The Oregonian/OregonLive has worked with Pediment publishers to create a collector’s book featuring memories of Portland from the late 1800s through 1939 in stunning historic photographs. This heirloom-quality coffee-table book features over 70 images from the City of Portland Archives’ collections, as well as photos contributed by members of the Vintage Portland community, and other collections in the area. This hardcover book captures the rich visual heritage of Portland and you can learn more about the book and pre-order by clicking here.

A Woodlawn Express wagon on the street outside of Highland Market and J. S. Hyatt Printing, circa 1909.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2004-002.11017

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2004-002.11017

 

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