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NE Lombard & Union, 1937 The intersection of NE Lombard (here looking west) and Union Avenue in 1937 is a far cry from today’s busy and asphalt-rich area. Long before I-5 was built less than a mile to the west, 99-E was the way to get between Portland and Vancouver.

NE Lombard & Union, 1937

The Hawthorne Line was started by the Mt. Tabor Railway Co. in 1889, with what was known as "steam-dummy" service, wherein a small steam engine basically gets a box built around it to give it the more sophisticated appearance of a true cable- or electric-streetcar.

The Hawthorne Line was started by the Mt. Tabor Railway Co. in 1889, with what was known as "steam-dummy" service, wherein a small steam engine basically gets a box built around it to give it the more sophisticated appearance of a true cable- or electric-streetcar.

Yaws Drive-In Restaurant NE 40th Avenue at Tillamook Street May 1 1951 Portland Oregon

Yaws Drive-In Restaurant NE Avenue at Tillamook Street May 1 1951 Portland Oregon Favorite Friday night hangout!

Pittock Block Excavation, 1913 This massive excavation was a three-story sub-basement for the Pittock Block, which originally housed the Northwestern Electric Company’s electric sub-station and west side distribution plant. Portland newspaper publisher Henry Pittock’s home was on this site before construction began. This view looks down on the corner of SW 10th and Washington, facing northeast.

Pittock Block Excavation, 1913

Pittock Block in downtown Portland Oregon on June This is the block of land Henry built his home on. Now it is the site of the Pittock Building.

Guild's Lake (also Guild Lake) was historically a flood-prone lowland near the confluence of Balch Creek with the Willamette River in the U.S. state of Oregon. Description from snipview.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Portland, Oregon: A balloon ascension over guild's Lake, Lewis & Clark Centennial

STREETSCAPE:  Portland, Oregon wagons and businesses along Front Avenue, circa 1910

Front Street (now Naito Parkway) most likely near Stark Street or Washington Street), circa

Yaws Drive-In Restaurant NE 40th Avenue at Tillamook Street May 1 1951 Portland Oregon

Yaws Drive-In Restaurant NE Avenue at Tillamook Street May 1 1951 Portland Oregon

Portland Greyhound Bus Station from 1938, The Oregonian, 7-29-13.

1938 marked the completion of the new Portland stage terminal at SW Fifth avenue and Taylor street. The Greyhound depot moved to Union Station in What once was the Central Bus depot is now the home of Fidelity National Title Insurance at 900 SW Ave.

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