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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.

Vanport apartments on N Victory Boulevard and water tower no. 2, 1943.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Vanport, Victory Boulevard

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Nurse Joy R. Moore and Dorothy H. Kephart, with World War II Civil Defense first aid supplies, 1942.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s

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People taking in the view of Guilds Lake and the pavilions of the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, 1905.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s, Northwest, Northwest Industrial

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Construction work on the west approach to the Ross Island Bridge, looking east towards the Willamette, 1926.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Bridge, Ross Island Bridge, South Portland, Southwest

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Elsie Maxwell, director of Vanport school cafeterias, serving food to children, 1943.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, North, Vanport

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Looking north on SW Front Avenue (Naito Parkway), from south of the Morrison Bridge, 1969.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Bridge, Downtown, Front Avenue, Morrison Bridge, Naito Parkway, Southwest

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A dragster on the Portland International Raceway track, 1972.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, Kenton, North

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The seating plan for the Multnomah Civic Stadium, now Providence Park, 1964.       View this record in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Goose Hollow, Southwest

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Looking north at the Burnside Bridge after its completion, 1926.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Bridge, Burnside Bridge

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Lambert Gardens, a private botanical garden that was located at SE 28th Avenue and SE Steele Street, circa 1937.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, 28th Avenue, Reed, Southeast, Steele Street

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Hiking group on the Salmon River trail as a part of the Summer ’72 Backpacking Program, 1972.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, Parks

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Can anyone tell us where this aerial was taken?  Filed under: Aerial, Help Us Out!

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Sewer work at SW 5th Avenue and SW Alder Street, 1955.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, 5th Avenue, Alder Street, Downtown, Southwest

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SW 1st Avenue near SW Arthur Street, 1959.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, 1st Avenue, Arthur Street, South Portland, Southwest

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SW Park Avenue looking north from Clay Street, 1940.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Clay Street, Downtown, Park Avenue, Southwest

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Construction on the Hilton Hotel at SW 6th Avenue and SW Salmon Street, 1960.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 6th Avenue, Downtown, Salmon Street, Southwest

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Boys from the Guilds Lake Junior Fire Squad making a “lay-in” from a hydrant, 1944.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Fire Station, Northwest

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Aerial of the Kenton neighborhood, near N Denver Avenue and N Interstate Avenue, 1947. Vanport (left) and the remnants of East Vanport (right) can be seen in the In the upper left portion of the image.     View this … Continue reading

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A Boeing Stratocruiser Aircraft at the Portland International Airport, 1949.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: Uncategorized

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The Holston residence, located at 67 NE Broadway, 1949.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Broadway, Eliot, Northeast

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Aerial of the Washington Park Zoo, 1963. The old OMSI (currently the Children’s Museum) site is visible as well. For those who remember the giant floral clock, it can be seen in the center of the image at the head … Continue readi

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Fire Chief David Campbell and George Walker in the Chief’s buggy outside Station 1, 1905. Chiefs were driven around by a firefighter driver, but usually posed for pictures with reins in hand.     View this image in Efiles by …

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A group of summer dance school students with Recreation Director Dorothea Lensch (second from right) dancing in the park, 1948.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Parks

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Aerial overlooking the area around SW Macadam Avenue, circa 1939.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Aerial, Macadam Avenue, Southwest

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Children rafting in the Bull Run Reserve as a part of the Summer ’72 Backpacking Program, 1972.     View the image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s

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Paul Bunyan just got a face lift! The Kenton statue’s new look was revealed this past weekend at Tall Paul Fest. Head down to the corner of N Denver Avenue and N Interstate Avenue to check out Paul’s new paint … Continue reading 

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The House of Good Shepherd and St. Rose Industrial School building, 1939. Can anyone tell us where this building was located?     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1930s, Help Us Out!

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Construction on the Burnside Bridge, circa 1926.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, Bridge, Burnside, Burnside Bridge

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SW 6th Avenue from Oak Street looking north, circa 1941.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, 6th Avenue, Downtown, Oak Street, Southwest

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Drumming group playing at the KGW-sponsored Labor Day events at Laurelhurst Park, 1973.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, Laurelhurst, Parks, Southeast

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