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Carstens Packing Company, Front Street, Portland

Photograph, taken from across the street, showing a truck parked outside a three-story brick building on Front Street between Stark and Washington in downtown Portland. A sign on the front of the building reads “Carstens Packing Co.” A cropped version of this photograph was part of a two-page spread in the Oregon Journal’s Sunday magazine on February 26, 1928. The spread, on Pages 4 and 5, was devoted to a story by Wallace S. Wharton about the history of the Portland waterfront and the buildings on First and Front streets. Wharton reflected on the changes that would occur as a result of the construction, then in progress, of Portland’s west-side harbor wall and redevelopment of the waterfront. He noted that many of the “stately old buildings along First and Front streets face destruction, or remodeling to such an extent that the reminiscent charm of their present environment will be lost.” Accompanying the story were 15 photos, primarily of buildings in the area. Across the top of the spread was the headline “IN THE PATH OF CIVIC PROGRESS — STRUCTURES OF ANOTHER DAY.” Below the headline on Page 4 was the subheading “Splendid Bits of Old Architecture Once Called Equal of Finest in Gotham of the Same Period.” Below the headline on Page 5 was the subheading “Waterfront Development Gives New Significance to Portland’s Old-Time Business Center.” This photograph had the following caption: “Original home of Ladd & Tilton Bank on Front Street / The first two stories were Portland’s first brick building / Built in 1853.” Wharton reported that the third story had been added later. See related image Nos. 371N5380, 371N5384, 371N5385, 371N5397, 371N5418, 371N5470, and 371N5857, which were published on the same spread.

Norr, Roy (Photographer)

Parrish building, Front and Washington, Portland

Photograph showing two trucks parked outside the three-story Parrish building at Front and Washington (now Southwest Washington Street) in Portland. On the ground floor are signs for the Western Fruit & Produce Company and the Tri-State Produce Company. A cropped version of this photograph was part of a two-page spread in the Oregon Journal’s Sunday magazine on February 26, 1928. The spread, on Pages 4 and 5, was devoted to a story by Wallace S. Wharton about the history of the Portland waterfront and the buildings on First and Front streets. Wharton reflected on the changes that would occur as a result of the construction, then in progress, of Portland’s west-side harbor wall and redevelopment of the waterfront. He noted that many of the “stately old buildings along First and Front streets face destruction, or remodeling to such an extent that the reminiscent charm of their present environment will be lost.” Accompanying the story were 15 photos, primarily of buildings in the area. Across the top of the spread was the headline “IN THE PATH OF CIVIC PROGRESS — STRUCTURES OF ANOTHER DAY.” Below the headline on Page 4 was the subheading “Splendid Bits of Old Architecture Once Called Equal of Finest in Gotham of the Same Period.” Below the headline on Page 5 was the subheading “Waterfront Development Gives New Significance to Portland’s Old-Time Business Center.” This photograph had the following caption: “Southwest corner Front & Washington streets. Site of the first post office [in Portland].” See related image Nos. 371N5379, 371N5380, 371N5384, 371N5385, 371N5418, 371N5470, and 371N5857, which were published on the same spread.

Norr, Roy (Photographer)

H. J. Heinz Company truck

Photograph, taken from the side, showing an H. J. Heinz Company truck parked in the street outside a Heinz building, possibly at 371 Front Street in Portland. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Three men with delivery trucks outside Rose City Brewing Co., NE Madrona Street, Portland

Full-length portrait of three unidentified men, each standing next to a delivery truck, outside the Rose City Brewing Company building at Northeast Madrona Street and Northeast Eighth Avenue in Portland. On the side of each truck are the words “BEAVER STATE BEER.” The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Delivery trucks parked outside Sno-Kis Fruit Corporation, Water and Yamhill, Portland

Photograph showing two delivery trucks parked outside the warehouse of the Sno-Kis Fruit Corporation of Oregon in Portland. The building has a large crack over the entrance to the loading area. Also on the building is an awning printed with the text “Carver’s Restaurant.” The photograph may have been taken at Southeast Water Avenue and Southeast Yamhill Street.

Two people loading RCA Victor radio into Vern L. Wenger Radio Service truck

Photograph showing two young men in white jackets loading a large box into the back of a Vern L. Wenger Radio Service truck. A third man is standing next to the truck, watching. On the side of the box are the words “Another RCA Victor Radio / Model 9-K / RCA Manufacturing Co. Inc. / Camden, New Jersey.” The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Vern L. Wenger was located in Portland.

Delivery trucks parked outside Western Packing Company, Portland

Photograph showing two delivery trucks parked outside the Western Packing Company in Portland. An unidentified man is standing next to the truck on the right. A sign at over the open doors of the loading area reads “Western Packing Co. / Fresh and cured meats.” A sign on the right side of the doors reads “Manufacturers of … High Grade Sausage / Luncheon Meats.”

Three men with Churn Maid Products Co. trucks on Southeast Union Avenue?, Portland

Photograph showing three Churn Maid Products Co. delivery trucks parked on the street. An unidentified man is standing next to each truck. On the buildings in the background are signs for Churn Maid; Dairy’s Supply Co. Inc., and Portland Stove & Furnace Repair Works. This photograph was probably taken in Portland in the 300 block of Southeast Union Avenue (now Southeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard). Image note: Light leak on negative.

Men and trucks outside Ballif Distributing Company, Southeast 2nd Avenue, Portland

Photograph showing unidentified men standing next to delivery trucks parked outside Ballif Distributing Co. facility on Southeast Second Avenue at Southeast Madison Street, Portland. On the building are signs reading (from left to right): “Mar-Vista Wines”; “Ballif Distributing Co.”; and “Schlitz and Old Milwaukee Beer.” See related image No. 372A1165.

Wadhams and Company, Southeast Third Avenue and Belmont, Portland

Photograph showing a warehouse at Southeast Third Avenue and Southeast Belmont Street in Portland. Trucks are parked outside three of the loading areas. On the side of each truck are the words “Wadhams wholesale grocers.” Above the entrance to the building is a sign reading “Wadhams & Co.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Four men with truck and boxes of beer at Columbia Beverage Company, Portland

Full-length portrait of four unidentified men standing on the sidewalk next to a delivery truck and stacked boxes of Horluck's Vienna-Style Beer. The photograph was taken outside the Columbia Beverage Company at Southeast 13th Avenue and Southeast Division Street in Portland.. The man at left is holding a box and is wearing an apron and a hat with the words “Columbia Beverage Co.” on the front. The other three men, wearing overcoats and suits, are standing in a row behind him. On the side of the truck are the words “Star Vaggi's Mixers” and “Columbia Beverage Co.”

Portland Bottling Company, North Williams Avenue, Portland

Photograph showing a Portland Bottling Co. truck parked outside the company’s building at 1271 North Williams Avenue in Portland. Signs on the building read (from left): “For the 7 Hang Overs”; “Home of 7UP”; “Takes the Ouch out of Grouch”; “Portland Bottling Co.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Unidentified man fueling monoplane at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing on top of a monoplane and holding a fuel hose leading from a Signal tanker truck at right. A second unidentified man is standing next to the open rear doors of the truck and resting one hand on the hose. The photograph was taken at Swan Island airport in Portland. See related image Nos. 372A1311 and 372A1312. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Truck full of horses arriving at livestock show

Photograph of horses in a truck and trailer arriving at the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. Two unidentified people and a dog are in the cab of the truck. The number 10 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 374N0836 and 374N0845, was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on November 2, 1928. The photographs were published under the headline “Some of the Champions Here for Week.” This photograph had the following caption information: “Ruby Stock Farm animals to be entered in events for heavy harness classes, arriving at pavilion of Pacific International Livestock Exposition.”

Men standing on top of utility truck in front of train

Photograph showing three men standing on the top of a "PGE" utility truck, with a "Southern Pacific Lines" train in the background. One of the men is wearing a suit, and they are gathered around the basket of an industrial monkey. Another "PGE" truck is parked next to the first vehicle, and other automobiles can be seen throughout the dirt lot. Written on the negative is "50-673." (Image note: location is at 1362 NW Naito Pkwy).

Portland General Electric utility truck

Photograph showing four men on the back of a "PGE" utility truck with a cherry picker basket. Another man stands in front of the truck looking upward. In the background is an industrial area, including a sign for "Centennial Flouring Mills Co." Written on the negative is "50-676." (Image note: location is at 1362 NW Naito Pkwy).

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man standing on the back of a pole auger truck, with another man standing in dense foliage behind the vehicle. The man on the bed of the vehicle is leaning down towards a set of levers, which is next to a upright pole structure.

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man seated on the back of a pole auger truck. He is looking down towards his left while using a series of levers to control the auger attached to the back of the vehicle.

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