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Dean Kirkland

Vintage Portland

http://vintageportland.wordpress.com/

Located in Portland

Last update: September 27th, 2016 at 06:00 am

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

This image of Engine 3 illustrates a transition from horse drawn fire engines to motorization. This American LaFrance steam engine was originally made to be pulled by a horse team, but was retrofitted with a Christie motorized tractor. By 1920 …

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Proposed structures for the Japanese Garden, circa 1963.  Filed under: 1960s, Arlington Heights, Southwest

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A proposed general site plan for the Japanese Garden, circa 1962. The plan was produced by Japanese landscape architect P. T. Tono.      Filed under: 1960s, Arlington Heights, Southwest, Uncategorized

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Children gathering at Vanport Child Service Center No. 1, 1944.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Vanport

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SW Broadway looking northeast toward the Hilton Hotel, 1969.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Broadway, Downtown, Southwest

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NE Fremont Street at NE 14th Avenue, looking west, 1963.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 14th Avenue, 1960s, Fremont Street, Northeast, Sabin

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The number man standing in front of the grocery store at SE 7th Avenue and SE Harrison Street, circa 1929. For more information on the number man, please click here.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed …

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Building at NW 3rd Avenue and NW Davis Street, on the southeast corner, 1968.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 3rd Avenue, Davis Street, Northwest, Old Town

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Special Delivery Boys after receiving Safety Award. Image includes Mayor Earl Riley (third from left), 1941.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Downtown, Southwest

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Crews removing damaged trees near 1931 SE Ladd Avenue between Ladd Circle and SE Palm Street, after the Columbus Day Storm, 1962.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Hosford-Abernethy, Ladd Avenue, Southeast

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A number man standing in front of an auto repair shop at 308 E 7th Avenue, 1929. For more information on the number man, please click here.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 7th … Continue readin

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Mayor Earl Riley inspecting Oregon auto advertising in front of City Hall, 1939.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 4th Avenue, Downtown, Southwest

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NW Pettygrove Street at NW 14th Avenue looking east, 1979.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: Uncategorized

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This image come from Mike Bonner. The image is looking northeast from SW 16th Avenue and SW Clay Street, August 9, 1979.    Filed under: 16th Avenue, 1970s, Clay Street, Goose Hollow, Southwest

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Bulldozer plowing snow near City Hall on SW Jefferson Street, 1937.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Downtown, Jefferson Street, Southeast

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Workers at the SE Foster Road sewer improvement site near SE 92nd Avenue, circa 1921.   View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 92nd Avenue, Foster Road, Lents, Southeast

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The Lents Grange Furniture Store which was located at 5807 92nd Avenue, circa 1929.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 92nd Avenue, Lents, Southeast

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Looking north on N Portsmouth Avenue from N Lombard Street, 1963.     View this images in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Lombard Street, North, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Avenue

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Children playing with a wagon and tricycle outside a wartime housing unit, circa 1944.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s

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A drag race at the Portland International Raceway, June 5, 1976.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, North

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NE 39th Avenue (Cesar E Chavez Boulevard) and NE Wistaria Drive, 1935.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 39th Avenue, Beaumont-Wilshire, Ceasar Chavez Boulevard, Northeast, Wistaria Drive

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View of N Kiska Street and N Foss Avenue from roof of the University Homes Administration and Community building, circa 1944. University Homes was a wartime housing complex run by the Housing Authority of Portland. The complex was located south …

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Can anyone tell us the location of this Albina house, circa 1960?  Filed under: 1960s, Help Us Out!, North

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Children in the pool at Columbia Park for recreational programming, 1935. For more information on Columbia Park, click here.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, North, Parks, Portsmouth

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Ships at Portland’s Westside Waterfront on the Willamette River looking north toward the Steel Bridge, circa 1924.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Bridge, Steel Bridge

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The launch of the Joseph N. Teal liberty ship, 1942.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s

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The interior of W.S. Cutler and Son Grocery, circa 1914. The two employees pictured here are Ross Everett and Jack Howard. The store was located at 1009 Union Avenue, which is now 4749 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.   …

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Troops conducting drills at the Portland Air Base, 1941.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s

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Aerial view of St. Johns North Precinct and the east side of the St. Johns Bridge, 1976. This building was built as the City Hall for St. Johns and also housed the local volunteer fire department. St. Johns was annexed … Continue

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Aerial photograph of the southern section of the Guilds Lake war housing project with views of the Montgomery Ward Building and Vaughn Street Ballpark in the background, circa 1946.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: …

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