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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.

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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Street view of Chinatown on NW 2nd Avenue, 1899. This, along with other City Archives images, is on display at the Oregon Historical Society as a part of the exhibit, “Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns,” which runs …

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A different perspective of the area we saw last week. E Burnside Street near 45th Avenue, looking west, 1964.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 45th Avenue, Burnside, North Tabor, Northeast

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SE 82nd Avenue and SE Holgate Boulevard, 1966.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 82nd Avenue, Holgate Boulevard, Lents, Southeast

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Children at Guilds Lake war housing’s Fruit & Flower Day Care, 1948.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Northwest

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The Forestry Building, November 30, 1956. Known as the “world’s largest log cabin,” the Forestry Building was constructed as part of Portland’s Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition of 1905. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Northwest

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NE 82nd Avenue south of NE Sandy Boulevard, October 29, 1932.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 82nd Avenue, Northeast, Roseway, Sandy Boulevard

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Aerial of industrial area in Northwest Portland, near the St. Johns Bridge, circa 1938.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Bridge, Northwest, Northwest Industrial, St. Johns Bridge

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Construction of the Memorial Coliseum, April 13, 1960.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Lloyd District, North

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Panoramic view of Lincoln High School area looking north, February 26, 1960.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Goose Hollow, Southwest

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Can anyone tell us where this park is or was located? This photograph was taken September 5, 1967.  Filed under: 1960s, Help Us Out!, Parks

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A number man standing outside 3820-3824 NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Boulevard), near NE Failing Street, 1929.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Failing Street, King, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Northeast, Union …

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