Oregon

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1941’s Fourth of July in Vale, Oregon

This was the last Fourth of July before the U.S. entered World War II. This series of photos shows a time when things were more innocent. Source: Library of Congress

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Portland, Oregon in 1890

This wonderful old map shows Portland back in 1890. Click on it for an incredible view with details. Source: Library of Congress

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Portland and Mount Hood in 1901

Look at this beautiful photo of Portland, Oregon in 1901. It’s a little faded, but you can see Mt. Hood in the distance. Make sure you click on this one for a larger version because the details of the photo...

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1905 Lewis and Clark Exposition in Portland, Oregon

How cool is this great photo of Portland? It shows a clear-cut hill in front of the Lewis & Clark Exposition of 1905. It marked the centennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It ran for four months, attracting 1.6...

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1890 Bird’s-Eye View of Portland, Oregon

Do you recognize Portland from 125 years ago? This is a bird’s-eye view of the city in 1890. Click on it for a larger version and make sure you compare it to this one from 1879. Portland, Oregon in 1890...

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Stunning Old Images of Crater Lake

Wow. I don’t know what more we can say other that wow. These are incredible images of Crater Lake in Oregon, in the early 1900s. It is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen, and if...

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1879 Bird’s-Eye View of Portland, Oregon

This one is an amazing view of Portland, Oregon in 1879. The city was only founded in 1845 and incorporated in 1851, so it was a young city as depicted in this lithograph. You’re looking east from Portland, across the...

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This is Downtown Portland, Oregon in 1966

This is a cool photo of Portland’s downtown in 1966, showing the Kress Building at 638 SW 5th Avenue. Make sure you check out this awesome panorama of Portland in 1927. Portland downtown in 1966 Source: Shorpy Here is the view...

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What Did Portland, Oregon Look Like in 1927?

Check out what Portland looked like in 1927. You can see a great city view with Mt. Hood in the background. In the foreground, it looks like there’s a stadium, which was probably for the Pacific Coast League’s Portland Beavers....