NE Columbia Boulevard, 1916

Looking south from Station “C” with a view of the old Portland Railway, Light & Power Company‚Äôs railway trestle. At the intersection of NE Columbia Boulevard and NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard), 1916.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-008.110.

 

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SW Vista, NW 23rd & Burnside, 1913

We just can’t seem to leave this intersection, especially when VP fans like Bud Holland keep sending us such fantastic material. Murlark Hall again is the center of the action and the caption pretty much describes the scene. Note the “Benson Bubbler” behind the gent on the fire hydrant. Compare with this 1952 photo from the same vantage point. Thanks Bud, great stuff.

(Bud Holland)