Looking North over Portland Towards Mt. St. Helens - 1890

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Looking North over Portland Towards Mt. St. Helens - McAlpin

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We're looking up Broadway, with the Park Blocks on the left. Note the lack of electric lines. The bridge is the original Morrison Bridge, Portland's first bridge across the Willamette, a wooden swing-span structure completed just three years earlier in 1887. See detail view 1 for a closer look. Overviews of towns were popular photos in the 1800s, and still are today. It's fun to look at how particular areas have changed over time. -- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon.

Additional Information

Item Number AA0712
Photographer Arthur B. McAlpin
103 Portland, Multnomah County
Subject Town Views
Decade 1890s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Boudoir Card
Size of Original 7.7 x 4.5 inches
Photographer's Number No