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Dean Kirkland

Vintage Portland

http://vintageportland.wordpress.com/

Located in Portland

Last update: January 18th, 2017 at 11:00 am

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

A man in a carriage next to Thompson Fountain (Elk Fountain), circa 1908.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Downtown, Main Street, Southwest

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Beneficiaries receiving Portland Fire Department Milk Fund benefits at Buckman School, 1933. The men seen in the image include Captain Fred Roberts, Commissioner Earl Riley, Chief Grenfell, and First Assistant Chief James Dillane. The program was run by Captain Roberts. …

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Can anyone tell us which corner this image shows on SE 7th Avenue, 1929?     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 7th Avenue, Help Us Out!, Number Man, Southeast

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Hollywood Sound Co. Radio car with the Sunshine Division Annual Drive sign and loud speakers, 1939. The car is near the Blue Jay Soap Co., which was located at 201 NE Russell Street according to the 1939 Polk Directory.   …

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A group picture of the “Woodlawn Division Streetcar Boys,” who were employees of the Portland Traction Company, circa 1902.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Streetcar

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The Bates Motoramp Garage,1929. The garage was located at 386 Taylor Street according to the 1929 Polk Directory. After the street renumbering it became 914 SW Taylor Street.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, …

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The Sellwood basketball teams in front of the Sellwood Community House, 1930.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Sellwood-Moreland, Southeast

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Maas Old Style Sausage Company located at 303 Columbia Boulevard, 1931. After the renumbering it became 81 NE Columbia Boulevard.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Columbia Boulevard, Northeast, Piedmont

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Olson’s Butcher Shop. Believed to be Bernard Olson behind the counter with an unknown man in the foreground, circa 1915. A clipping on the back of the photo indicates that the Olson family had a shop in Montavilla, and were …

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Commissioner Ormond R. Bean changing out street signs on the corner of NW 16th Avenue and NW Glisan Street, 1937.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 16th Avenue, 1930s, Glisan Street, Northwest, Northwest District

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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.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 15th Avenue, …

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A number man standing outside a building on SE 7th Avenue before the street widening, 1929. For more information on the number man, click here.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 7th Avenue, Number Man, …

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King Kong visits the Portland Building for an Oregon Lottery event, 1985.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1980s, Downtown, Southwest

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A collapsing house at SE 28th Avenue and SE Clinton Street, 1937.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 28th Avenue, Clinton Street, Hosford-Abernethy, Southeast

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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.     View this … Contin

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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.     View this image in Efiles by clicking …

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J. P. Nelson Service Station located at 7232 SE Foster Road, 1929.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Foster Road, Mt. Scott-Arleta, Southeast

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Children at the Washington Park Zoo, 1949.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Arlington Heights, Parks, Southwest

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Submerged roadway at NW 35th Avenue looking south from NW Yeon Avenue, 1938.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 35th Avenue, Northwest, Northwest Industrial, Yeon Avenue

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Charles Paul Keyser’s house, located at SE 39th Avenue and SE Yamhill Street, circa 1920. Keyser was the Portland Parks Superintendent 1917-1950.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 39th Avenue, Southeast, Sunnyside, Yamhill Street

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SE Foster Road looking west toward SE 50th Avenue, 1923.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 50th Avenue, Creston-Kenilworth, Foster Road, Southeast

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The southeast corner of SE 72 Avenue and SE Foster Road, 1929.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 72nd Avenue, Foster Road, Mt. Scott-Arleta, Southeast

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NE Glisan Street at NE 32nd Avenue looking east, 1921.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 32nd Avenue, Glisan Street, Laurelhurst, Northeast

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An aerial of the Northwest District and Northwest Industrial neighborhoods, including a view of the Montgomery Ward building, 1971. The corner of NW 29th Avenue and NW Upshur Street is visible in the bottom left corner of the image.   …

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Southwest corner of SW 6th Avenue and SW Sherman Street, 1967. The current address for the building is 2305 SW 6th Avenue.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 6th Avenue, Sherman Street, South Portland, …

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SE Foster Road looking west from SE 72nd Avenue, 1923.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 72nd Avenue, Foster Road, Mt. Scott-Arleta, Southeast

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SW 6th Avenue near Sherman Street looking south, 1967.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 6th Avenue, Sherman Street, South Portland, Southwest

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A logging team posing with a large fir tree, 1905.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s

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A rooftop view of SW Washington Street near SW 4th Avenue, looking east toward the Willamette River, circa 1914.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1910s, 3rd Avenue, 4th Avenue, Aerial, Downtown, Southwest, Washington Street

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The New York Building from the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, 1905.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Northwest

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