Station 32 in St. Johns, 1934

This fire fighter’s rock garden was located at Station 32 in St. Johns, 1934. One of a few such gardens located at fire stations around Portland at that time, this garden was in front of the former St Johns City Hall building where the fire station and the Police Bureau’s North Precinct were located.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-019.14

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-019.14

 

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Engine 3, circa 1917

This image of Engine 3 illustrates a transition from horse drawn fire engines to motorization. This American LaFrance steam engine was originally made to be pulled by a horse team, but was retrofitted with a Christie motorized tractor. By 1920 all Portland fire apparatus was motorized. Circa 1917.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Engine 3, A2001-083, circa 1917.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Engine 3, A2001-083, circa 1917.

 

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Japanese Garden, circa 1962

A proposed general site plan for the Japanese Garden, circa 1962. The plan was produced by Japanese landscape architect P. T. Tono.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Plan forthe Japanese Garden, A2013-007, circa 1962

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, Plan forthe Japanese Garden, A2013-007, circa 1962