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Dean Kirkland

Vintage Portland

http://vintageportland.wordpress.com/

Located in Portland

Last update: June 17th, 2016 at 06:00 am

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A photo blog exploring Portland's past through historical images.

Laying the keel for Victory ship SS United Victory, November 18, 1943.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s

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The clearing process in the 4th Avenue extension, now SW Barbur Boulevard. This view is looking south along SW Barbur Boulevard (the 4th Avenue extension) toward SW Arthur Street, showing where old train trestle had been torn down, 1933.   …

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8410 NW Skyline Boulevard looking south, June 30, 1964.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Forest Park, Northwest, Skyline Boulevard

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SW 6th Avenue looking north toward SW Alder Street, circa 1960.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 6th Avenue, Alder Street, Downtown, Southwest

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In the last post we saw an aerial of the southwest waterfront, south of the Hawthorne Bridge. The image for today shows a woman sitting on the harbor wall seen in the aerial, about ten years later, circa 1950.   … Continue

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Aerial of Battleship Oregon in its newly built park. It was located on the southwest waterfront at the foot of SW Jefferson Street just south of the Hawthorne Bridge, May 9, 1940.     View this image in Efiles by … Continue

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Clyde Beatty-Russell Brothers Circus at Swan Island shipyard, circa 1945.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Overlook

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Vanport Theater, circa 1944.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Vanport

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Supervised playground near the Swan Island shipyards, circa 1945. N Going Street and the Overlook Neighborhood can be seen in the background.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Overlook

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U.S. Navy Admiral Halsey in a motorcade traveling south on SW 6th Avenue with a brass band in foreground, circa 1944.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, 6th Avenue, Downtown, Southwest

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Snow covering Swan Island shipyards, circa 1945.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Overlook

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NW Front Avenue with Standard Steel and Western Warehouse in the background, 1974.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, Front Avenue, Northwest, Northwest District

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A number man standing in front of 4000-4016 NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) near NE Shaver Street, looking east, 1929. For more information on the number man, please click here.     View this image in Efiles …

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View of southwest Portland from Portland Heights, circa 1885.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1880s, Downtown, Southwest, Southwest Hills

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View of ships in the Portland Harbor on the Willamette River. This image comes from a 1904 souvenir picture book.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s

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Completed in 1872, this image shows the Jacob Kamm residence at its original location on SW 14th Avenue and SW Main Street, 1892. The structure was moved to make way for the construction of Lincoln High School and is now … Continue reading

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Crew on Truck 3, a 1950 American LaFrance, leaving Station 3 at 1425 NW Glisan Street, 1950. This structure, currently Touché Restaurant, is slated to be demolished to make way for a multi-unit apartment complex.     View this image …

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In 1941, the Oregon Art Project of the Works Project Administration wrote Portland’s Commissioner of Public Works and proposed that this photo of Portland’s Front Avenue be the basis of a painting for his office. The photo was taken two …

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Children gathered around a snack wagon in the Vanport School No. 1 art room, 1944.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Vanport

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A group of men on the steps outside of Grohs Saloon, located on SW Macadam near the 7300 block, 1903.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Macadam Avenue, South Portland, Southwest

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Aerial of Troh’s Skyport on SE Division and SE 182nd Avenue, 1948.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Aerial, Centennial, Division Street, Southeast

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Another great image from Bo Sullivan of Arcalus Period Design, the Sunnyside Rose Festival Float, 1908. Can anyone tell us which street the float is parked on?Filed under: 1900s, Help Us Out!, Sunnyside

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Aerial view of the University of Oregon Medical School, U.S. Veterans Medical Center, and Multnomah County Hospital, circa 1937.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Aerial, Southwest, Southwest Hills

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Inner Southeast and Southwest Portland near the waterfront and the Morrison and Burnside Bridges, 1936.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Aerial, Bridge, Burnside Bridge, Morrison Bridge, Southeast

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N Vancouver Avenue at N Mason Street looking south, 1965.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Boise, Mason Street, North, Vancouver Avenue

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This image comes from Bo Sullivan of Arcalus Period Design. Can anyone tell us the location of this Victorian house?  Filed under: Help Us Out!

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Floral Arch on NW 25th Avenue and NW Lovejoy Street, circa 1925.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 25th Avenue, Lovejoy Street, Northwest, Northwest District

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Union Station and Northwest Portland, looking north from the Steel Bridge, circa 1910.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1910s, Northwest, Old Town

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Aerial of N Vancouver Ave and N Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) looking south, 1926.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, East Columbia, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, North, Union Avenue, Vancouver …

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People wading in the Rose Garden Fountain near the Peninsula Park gazebo, 1979.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, North, Parks, Piedmont

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