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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.

Aerial of SE Tibbets Street, SE Brooklyn Street, and SE Taggart Street prior to the construction of the 162nd Avenue drag strip, 1964.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 162nd Avenue, 1960s, Aerial, Brooklyn Street, …

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Firefighters showing off toys in front of a fire station, 1929. The man in uniform in the front row is Captain Edward Boatright, the founder of Portland Fire & Rescue’s Toy and Joy Makers program. The photo was taken as …

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Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, 1905.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Northwest

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An aerial of SE 162nd Avenue between SE Division Street and SE Powell Boulevard, circa 1964.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 162nd Avenue, 1960s, Aerial, Division Street, Powell Boulevard, Southeast

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Men playing a baseball game at night, 1948. This image comes from a series of Parks and Recreation publicity photographs.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Parks

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Dumping snow at foot of SW Washington Street as part of the snow removal operations, 1952.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.  Filed under: 1950s, Bridge, Downtown, Hawthorne Bridge, Morrison Bridge, Southwest, Washington Street

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Mt Tabor streetcar 654 at SE Morrison Street and SE Grand Avenue, 1946.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Grand Avenue, Morrison Street, Southeast, Streetcar

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The Greyhound Bus Depot located on SW Taylor Street and SW 5th Avenue, 1948.     View image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, 5th Avenue, Downtown, Southwest, Taylor Street

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War Industries Golf League Tournament, 1944. Written on back of photo: “Doing a little practice swinging while they wait their turn to drive off in a park bureau sponsored War Industries Golf league tournament sweepstakes is a group from Oregon …

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Snow removal operations at SW 6th Avenue and SW Yamhill Street, 1952.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, 6th Avenue, Downtown, Southwest, Yamhill Street

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An early view of the newly opened Interstate Bridge, 1924.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Bridge, Interstate Bridge

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A fire crew loading toys onto Engine 13, circa 1949. Toy & Joy Makers are an extension of Portland Fire and Rescue have been helping families during the holiday season for over 100 years. Visit the Toy & Joy Makers … Continue reading

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The Old Main Tavern located at the northwest corner of SW 1st Avenue and SW Main Street, circa 1974.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, 1st Avenue, Downtown, Main Street, Southwest

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Pouring cement for the west sidewalk during the Union Ave Viaduct construction, 1916.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1910s, North, Northeast, Union Avenue

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Oregon is home to many archives, most rich with collections documenting Oregon’s history. In order to highlight some of these collections containing Portland-area images, Vintage Portland has invited photo submissions from other archives within the region. Today’s photo and text …

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“Can Day” in the lobby of Central Precinct, 1945. This image comes from a series of Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division images. The Sunshine Division has been accepting donations and distributing food and clothing to those in need for 94 …

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Oregon is home to many archives, most rich with collections documenting Oregon’s history. In order to highlight some of these collections containing Portland-area images, Vintage Portland has invited photo submissions from other archives within the region. Today’s photo and text …

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Looking north from Station “D” toward the old street railway trestle as workers begin framing temporary trestle for the Union Avenue Viaduct, 1916.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1910s, Union Avenue

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The Portland Hotel located on SW 6th Avenue between SW Yamhill Street and SW Morrison Street, 1890.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1890s, 6th Avenue, Downtown, Morrison Street, Southwest, Yamhill Street

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SW Morrison Street, circa 1924.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Downtown, Morrison Street, Southwest

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SE 73rd Avenue and SE Salmon Street, circa 1956.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, 73rd Avenue, Mt. Tabor, Salmon Street, Southeast

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The Mt. Tabor soap box derby, 1956.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Mt. Tabor, Southeast

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Fire damage to Stadium Tavern on the corner of NW 19th Avenue and W Burnside Street, 1949.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, 19th Avenue, Burnside, Northwest, Northwest District

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People fishing for salmon in the Willamette River, circa 1935.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s

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A rainy day on SW 4th Avenue looking north towards 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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Snapshot of scene in Washington Park, circa 1925. You can see the fountain in a previous post by clicking here.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Arlington Heights, Parks, Southwest

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A man pulling a mail wagon at Union Station, circa 1950.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Northwest, Old Town/Chinatown

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Guilds Lake and an air balloon during the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, 1905.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Northwest

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NW 10th Avenue and NW Hoyt Street, 1950.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 10th Avenue, 1950s, Hoyt Street, Northwest

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Construction of the Union Avenue Viaduct, looking northeast from the temporary trestle, 1916.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1910s, Union Avenue

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