Portland, Oregon - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. Fire Crew Relaxing Inside Station 4

    Fire Crew Relaxing Inside Station 4 - 1913

    In this posed photo, the crew demonstrates some of the ways they pass the time while staying prepared at Station 4 in Portland. It appears one civilian has joined them, observing the card game. Learn More
  2. Fireboat Puts on a Show in Portland Harbor

    Fireboat Puts on a Show in Portland Harbor - circa 1910

    Wooden piers and the buildings above them were among the structures most susceptible to fire in the 1800s and early 1900s. Learn More
  3. Fireboats George Williams and David Campbell

    Fireboats George Williams and David Campbell - c. 1913

    In 1913, two steam-powered fireboats patrolled the Portland waterfront - the George Williams and the David Campbell. They served together until 1928, when they were replaced by three new gasoline powered craft. Learn More
  4. First Steel Bridge, Portland, Under Construction - Bertram C. Towne

    First Steel Bridge, Portland, Under Construction - 1888

    This is the first Steel Bridge, after the lower deck was functional but before the upper deck was completed. Learn More
  5. First Street in Portland, During the Holidays - Byrnes

    First Street in Portland, During the Holidays - 1889

    The December 21st, 1889 issue of The West Shore included this holiday-themed engraving of life in downtown Portland as its centerfold. Learn More
  6. First Street, 1876 Portland Flood - Buchtel

    First Street, 1876 Portland Flood

    In this photo of an early Portland flood, pioneer photographer Joseph Buchtel is standing at the corner of First and Pine, facing northeast. Learn More
  7. Five Young Ladies Rehearsing Their Parts - Gifford

    Five Young Ladies Rehearsing Their Parts - c. 1892

    In this early Benjamin Gifford photo, we see five girls in matching dresses apparently rehearsing for a stage performance. Learn More
  8. Forestry Building at Lewis & Clark Exposition - Indahl

    Forestry Building at Lewis & Clark Exposition - 1905

    This view of the Forestry Building was taken shortly after its completion, on March 8, 1905. Behind it can be seen the Oriental Palace. Learn More
  9. Front Street Portland in 1852 - Buchtel

    Front Street in Portland in 1852

    This circa 1900 photo was copied from an original daguerreotype attributed to Joseph Buchtel. It shows Front Street from Ash Street to Salmon Street, with the docks in the distance. Learn More
  10. Fueling the Fokker in Portland, 1928 National Air Tour

    Fueling the Fokker in Portland, 1928 National Air Tour

    This three-engine Fokker, provided by the Army Air Corps, was one of two official airplanes for the four week Tour, during which 33 airplanes and their passengers traveled over 6,000 miles. Learn More
  11. George H. Himes, Printer & Historian - Dalton

    George H. Himes, Printer and Historian - 1865

    This 1865 portrait was taken by Frank Dalton, shortly after Himes came to Portland from Olympia. Learn More
  12. George Law Curry, Oregon's Last Territorial Governor - Buchtel

    George Law Curry, Oregon's Last Territorial Governor - 1860s

    George Law Curry, a publisher and jewelry maker, served as Oregon Territory's governor on three different occasions. Learn More
  13. Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland - Towne

    Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland - c. 1881

    Good Samaritan Hospital opened its doors in October, 1875, in this building on the same location at NW 23rd and Marshall in northwest Portland where the hospital continues today. Learn More
  14. Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, Oregon
  15. Government Building at Lewis & Clark Exposition - Indahl

    Government Building at Lewis & Clark Exposition - 1905

    This view shows the U. S. Government Building on its island in Guild's Lake, with the "Bridge of Nations" leading out to it in the middle right. Learn More
  16. Government Building from West, Lewis & Clark Expo - Indahl

    Government Building from the West, Lewis & Clark Expo - 1905

    This view benefits from its unusual vantage point - probably not one that was ever used by the Exposition's promoters. Learn More
  17. Government Building with Military Camp, Lewis & Clark Expo - Indahl

    Government Building Military Camp, Lewis & Clark Expo - 1905

    The Government Building hosted exhibits from many branches of the U. S. government at the Lewis and Clark Expositon - including the military. Here two types of tents fill the east lawn near the waters of Guild's Lake. Learn More
  18. Grand Ave. at Morrison, Looking North, Portland

    Grand Ave. at Morrison, Looking North, Portland - c. 1915

    There are lots of cross-bars on the power poles in this view looking north on Grand Avenue. No wonder they needed the poles to be so tall. Learn More
  19. Guild's Lake, Looking Northwest - Indahl

    Guild's Lake, Looking Northwest - c. 1909

    This scenic view shows the west end of Guild's Lake in about 1909, before it was drained to create the industrial area we know today. Across a small neck of land to the right is the Willamette River. Learn More
  20. Gunderson Groceries Delivery Wagon, Portland

    Gunderson Groceries Delivery Wagon, Portland - c. 1900

    From the family of Olaf Indahl, this may be another of his series of views of horse-drawn delivery wagons in Portland, though it is not identified as to photographer. Learn More
  21. Harvey J. Meacham, Co-founder of Meacham, Oregon - Dalton

    Harvey J. Meacham, Co-founder of Meacham, Oregon - 1865

    Born in Indiana in 1828, Harvey John Meacham and his brother Alfred B. Meacham were early settlers in Eastern Oregon, who founded the town of Meacham in Umatilla County in 1863. Learn More
  22. Harvey W. Scott, Shortly after Graduation - Dalton

    Harvey W. Scott, Shortly after Graduation - 1865

    Harvey Whitefield Scott, brother of Abigail Scott Duniway, is best known as the long-time editor and driving force behind the Portland Oregonian newspaper. Learn More
  23. Hooverville Squatter in Portland - Rothstein

    Hooverville Squatter in Portland - 1936

    "Hooverville" was a name given to shanty towns built by homeless people during the Great Depression. They were informally named after President Herbert Hoover, who was widely blamed for the Depression.. Learn More
  24. Horse-drawn Ambulance and Crew - Pacific Photo Co.

    Horse-drawn Ambulance and Crew - 1910

    A beautiful matched team pulls this early Red Cross ambulance, paused for a photo somewhere in Portland in 1910. Learn More
  25. Horse-drawn Water Tanker

    Horse-drawn Water Tanker - c. 1912

    It takes a strong team to pull a water tanker. This pair looks like they're up to the task. Learn More
  26. Houseboats at Portland's First Stockyards - Indahl

    Houseboats at Portland's First Stockyards - c. 1905

    Looking from the Willamette River across the houseboats to Portland's first Union Stock Yards, located in the northwest industrial area at 17th and Vaughn. Learn More
  27. Interstate Bridge, Nearing Completion - Prentiss

    Interstate Bridge, Nearing Completion - 1917

    This is the new Interstate Bridge, the first auto bridge between Portland and Vancouver, shortly before it was opened on Feb. 14th, 1917 - which was Oregon's 58th anniversary of its statehood. Learn More
  28. Irvington Streetcar Number 122 - Indahl

    Irvington Streetcar Number 122 - c. 1910

    Electric streetcars first took to the streets in Portland in 1889. By the teens, there were 28 streetcar and interurban lines in the Portland area. Learn More
  29. J. K. Gill Co. and 3rd Avenue, Portland

    J. K. Gill Co. and 3rd Avenue, Portland - c. 1904

    Looking north on Third Avenue, we see J. K. Gill on the left at 133 Third Street (as it was called then). This was the original Portland location for what grew into a chain of bookstores for Joseph Kaye Gill. Learn More
  30. James H. Bird, Circuit Court Judge - Towne

    James H. Bird, Circuit Court Judge - c. 1884

    This photo may have been taken before James Harrison Bird became Circuit Judge for the 7th Oregon District. We know he held that position in 1886, at the age of 29. Learn More
  31. James John, Founder of St. Johns - Buchtel

    James John, Founder of St. Johns - c. 1875

    James John, an early settler who arrived in Oregon in 1842, platted "St. Johns on the Willamette" in 1852. Learn More
  32. James Longmire, Founder of Longmire Springs - Potter

    James Longmire, Founder of Longmire Springs - c. 1895

    James Longmire first saw Mt. Rainier in 1853, when he guided the first wagon train to cross Naches Pass to the north. Learn More
  33. Jazz Age Flapper "Twins", Portland - George W. Davies

    Jazz Age Flapper "Twins", Portland - c. 1928

    This publicity photo was taken by George Davies in Portland. Show business photographs were a specialty of his. Learn More
  34. John's Saloon, SW Corbett & Hamilton, Portland

    John's Saloon, SW Corbett & Hamilton, Portland - 1915

    As with most old photos of taverns, this view of John's Saloon includes lots of interesting details. I especially like the carved wooden deer that is part of the back bar. Learn More
  35. Joseph Lane, Oregon's First Territorial Governor - Buchtel

    Joseph Lane, Oregon's First Territorial Governor - 1879

    General Joseph Lane, Oregon's first territorial governor, in later years. Learn More
  36. Julius C. Moreland - Joseph Buchtel

    Julius C. Moreland - circa 1879

    Julius C. Moreland was the Portland City Attorney in 1879, about the time when this portrait was created by Joseph Buchtel. In case you're wondering, yes, the "C" stands for Caesar. Learn More
  37. Kenton Union Stock Yards Trolley

    Kenton Union Stock Yards Trolley - c. 1915

    The town of Kenton was built near both rail lines and the Columbia River, and its shipping opportunities encouraged industrial companies to locate there. Learn More
  38. Launch of the 1st Liberty Ship, the Star of Oregon

    Launch of the 1st Liberty Ship, the Star of Oregon - 1941

    A large crowd has turned out at the Kaiser Shipyards in Portland on May 19, 1941, to celebrate the launch of the first of many Liberty Ships built here. Learn More
  39. Lents Public School

    Lents Public School - 1911

    The first Lents School at 92nd and Harold in Portland - a wooden structure built in 1902 after a previous school at another location had burned. Note the rural character of it surroundings. Learn More
  40. Leonard (T. L.) Charman, Possible Graduation Photo - Abell

    Leonard (T. L.) Charman, Possible Graduation Photo - c. 1881

    This is likely a graduation photo for Thomas Leonard Charman, taken when he graduated from Oregon State Agricultural College in 1881, with a Bachelor of Science degree. Learn More
  41. Looking Across Guild's Lake to the Northwest Hills - Indahl

    Looking Across Guild's Lake to the Northwest Hills - c. 1905

    Guild's Lake, Kittredge Lake, and Doane Lake along the edge of the Willamette River all varied seasonally in depth when the rains came to Portland. Learn More
  42. Looking East Across the Lewis & Clark Exposition - Indahl

    Looking East Across the Lewis & Clark Exposition - 1905

    This overview of the Exposition is the work of talented amateur photographer Olaf Indahl, who often captured slightly different views of the fair than those published by the promoters. Learn More
  43. Looking North on 11th and 12th, Portland, with Mt. St. Helens

    Looking North on 11th and 12th, Portland, with Mt. St. Helens - 1893

    We assume the date given on the original boudoir sized print is more accurate than the mountain's name, which is incorrectly listed as Mt. Hood! Learn More
  44. Looking North on Sixth Street at Jefferson - Eddy

    Looking North on Sixth Street at Jefferson - 1936

    The Public Service Building, with its "HEAT" sign on top, dominates this view, as it dominated downtown Portland for many years, being its tallest building. Learn More
  45. Looking North on Sixth Street, Portland - John F. Ford
  46. Looking North over Portland Towards Mt. St. Helens - McAlpin

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

    We're looking up Broadway, with the Park Blocks on the left. Note the lack of electric lines. Learn More
  47. Looking Over East Portland Towards Mt. Hood - Hale

    Looking Over East Portland Towards Mt. Hood - 1898

    Part of a series of Portland views created by Hale, this scene looks east towards Mt Hood, over the growing industrial area in southeast Portland. Learn More
  48. Looking Over Portland's Bridges Towards Mt. St. Helens - Hale

    Looking Over Portland's Bridges Towards Mt. St. Helens - c. 1898

    This early view shows three of Portland's bridges across the Willamette, all of which have been replaced since the photo was created in 1898. Learn More
  49. Lord's Prayer, Executed with a Steel Pen - Frank G. Abell

    Lord's Prayer, Executed with a Steel Pen - Photo circa 1880

    This is a photo of a hand-scripted version of The Lord's Prayer. At the time, taking and printing photos was a common way to reproduce artworks of various kinds, including scenic paintings. Learn More
  50. Lunch with Grandma and Grandpa

    Lunch with Grandma and Grandpa - c. 1898

    Young Lottie Ostby shares a meal with her grandparents, somewhere in the Portland area. In addition to tea, there appear to be several kinds of fruit and baked goods. Learn More

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