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Dean Kirkland

Vintage Portland

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Located in Portland

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

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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A view of Portland’s South Auditorium Urban Renewal area and waterfront, looking northeast, circa 1978.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, Downtown, Southwest

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A Grader being used to plow snow in the Southwest Hills at SW Tichner Drive, circa 1956.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Arlington Heights, Drives, Southwest, Tichner Drive

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Children gathered to watch men work on a water main break at NE 70th Avenue and NE Prescott Street, May 29, 1962.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 70th Avenue, Cully, Northeast, Prescott Street

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John Kenward, Robert Perron, and Herman Plummer, Albina Neighborhood Improvement Project (ANIP) project manager, with a model of Unthank Park, circa 1963.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Boise, Parks

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Fire damage near SW 2nd Avenue and SW Taylor Street, 1956.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, 2nd Avenue, Downtown, Southwest, Taylor Street

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SW Yamhill Street and SW 2nd Avenue. This image is part of the documentation collected by city employees during a 1976 Sign Compliance Survey.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, 2nd Avenue, Downtown, Southwest, …

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N Interstate Avenue channelization looking southeast towards N Mississippi Avenue, circa 1950.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Eliot, Interstate Avenue, Mississippi Avenue, North

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Men working on a bridge during the construction of SE McLoughlin Boulevard, August 21, 1934.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, McLoughlin Boulevard, Southeast

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Portlandia gets an escort from Fireboat 6 (David Campbell) as she approaches Waterfront Park, 1985.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1980s, Downtown, Parks, Southwest

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SE Division Street at SE 82nd Avenue looking east, 1937. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 82nd Avenue, Division Street, Montavilla, Southeast

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Men cutting street corners at the corner of SW 4th Ave and SW Sheridan Street, April 10, 1931.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 4th Avenue, Sherman Street, South Portland, Southwest

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This image is labeled “Finished Gravel Path, First Street Fill.” The image is from April 10, 1931. Can anyone help us figure out the cross street?     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 1st Avenue, …

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