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Dean Kirkland

Vintage Portland

http://vintageportland.wordpress.com/

Located in Portland

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

The Hamilton Building at 529 SW 3rd Avenue, circa 1963.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 3rd Avenue, Downtown, Southwest

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Annual Portland Police Reserve Ball at the Odd Fellows Hall, 1929.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s

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Penguin exhibit at the Washington Park Zoo, 1961. The Zoo was run by the City of Portland until Metro took over operations in 1976.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Parks, Southwest

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NE 102nd Avenue viaduct crossing over the Banfield Expressway (I-84), 1964.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 102nd Avenue, 1960s, Northeast, Parkrose Heights

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The F.W. Mulkey and another Police Bureau Harbor Patrol boat in front of the Steel Bridge, 1938. Streetcars can be seen crossing the bridge.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Bridge, Steel Bridge

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Today marks 100 years since the opening of the Interstate Bridge. Here is an image of the bridge from an Oregon and vicinity souvenir book, circa 1915. For more information on the bridge please click here.     View this image …

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The Packardettes, circa 1939.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Parks

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The Homestead School class photo; the school was located at N Williams Avenue and NE Mason Street, circa 1896.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1890s, Boise, Mason Street, North, Northeast, Williams Avenue

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Packy the elephant when he was just two months old, June 14, 1962.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Parks

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Children standing by an alligator head garbage can at the Washington Park Zoo, circa 1966.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Parks, Southwest

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The Elks Parade on the corner of SW 11th Avenue and SW Morrison Street, 1912.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 11th Avenue, 1910s, Downtown, Morrison Street, Southwest

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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) at its Washington Park location, 1959. For more information on the history of OMSI, click here.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Parks, Southwest

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Children playing on a seesaw at Peninsula Park, circa 1970. For more information on Peninsula Park, click here.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, North, Parks, Piedmont

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Steamboats at the west side of the waterfront, near the Morrison Bridge, before the harbor wall was built, 1905.     View the image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Bridge, Downtown, Morrison Bridge, Southwest

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The Woodlawn volunteer fire department, circa 1911.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1910s, Fire Station

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The construction of a temporary overpass during the construction of the NE Union Avenue viaduct (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard), 1959.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Kerns, Lloyd District, Martin Luther King Jr. …

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Men and horses in front of the Steel Bridge Fuel Company, circa 1907.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s

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Children and employees standing outside the Portland Milk Producers Association, 1934.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, King, Northeast, Roselawn Street

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Lincoln High School from the corner of SW Park Avenue and SW Mill Street, circa 1920. The building now serves as Lincoln Hall on the Portland State University campus.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: …

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SW 4th Avenue looking north toward SW Yamhill Street, circa 1939.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 4th Avenue, Downtown, Southwest, Yamhill Street

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W.A. Richardson’s dairy wagon and others posing in front of a house, circa 1891.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1890s

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According to the 1928 Polk Directory, the Edna-Mae building was located at 187 16th Street. 1929.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 16th Avenue, 1920s

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Apartments and open courtyard on the north side of NE Glisan Street, just west of NE 26th Avenue, 1929.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 26th Avenue, Glisan Street, Kerns, Northeast

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Interior view of New System Laundry machinery and employees located at 1001 NE Flanders Street, circa 1935.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Flanders Street, Northeast

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A Brooklyn neighborhood street scene along SE Powell Boulevard near SE 13th Avenue. Image includes Cafeteria & Confectionery located at 579 Powell Boulevard, 1926. After the street renumbering it became 1327 SE Powell Boulevard. A Barker Bread delivery truck is …

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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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