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57 Front Avenue

Cast-iron architecture of the building at 57 First Avenue, New Market Block, North Wing. Sign reads, "Steckmest & McDougall Inc." Further back is a sign for DuPont Dulux Marine Finishes. Dodd Building is visible in reflection of window. Wider view of this building in Negative 3992.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Allen and Lewis Block

Clothes dry on a line in a vacant lot in front of a cast-iron building on the Allen and Lewis Block. Looking east from First Avenue. Half of a rooftop sign is visible, advertising Weinhard Beer since 1856.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Allen and Lewis Building with Steel Bridge

A doorway on the SE corner of the Allen and Lewis Block at Front and Couch Streets. The Steel Bridge is in the background. Lumber is piled on the waterfront. Taken April 9, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Allen and Lewis Building with Steel Bridge

A doorway on the SE corner of the Allen and Lewis Block at Front and Couch Streets. The Steel Bridge is in the background. Lumber is piled on the waterfront. Taken March 8, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Ankeny and Watson Building

The Ankeny and Watson Building at 22 SW Front Avenue. East side of Front between Ash and Ankeny Streets. Taken March 18, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Balcony railing, metalwork

Detailed metal work on a balcony railing of the Kramer Building, located on the SW corner of Second Avenue and Washington Streets. The facade of another building visible in the background. Taken January 16, 1940.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Balcony railing, metalwork

Detailed metal work on a balcony railing of the Kramer Building, located on the SW corner of Second Avenue and Washington Streets. Rooftops, chimneys, and a bridge are visible in the background. Taken January 16, 1940.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Balcony railing, metalwork

Detailed metal work on a balcony railing of the Kramer Building, located on the SW corner of Second Avenue and Washington Street, looking NE. Automobiles parked in a parking lot below. Building is visible at SW Second Avenue and Stark Street. Taken January 16, 1940.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Barnhart Building demolition

Miles Building demolition, Front and Pine Streets. Bricks are stacked on the sidewalk. Attached to the same strip of film as Negative No. 3989.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Barnhart and Miles Buildings

Demolition of the Barnhart and Miles buildings on Front Avenue and Pine Street. Starr Block on the left. A sign on the side of a building advertises the J.J. Ross Mill. A pile of debris sits on the sidewalk. Same subject as Negative No. 390120-2.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Barnhart and Miles Buildings

Barnhart and Miles, and other buildings. Looking south on Front Avenue from Pine Street. A sign on the side of a building advertises the J.J. Ross Mill. A pile of debris sits on the sidewalk. Attached to the same strip of film as Negative No. 3982. Same subject as Negative No. 390120-2.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Barnhart and Miles Buildings

Barnhart and Miles, and other buildings. Looking south on Front Avenue from Pine Street. A sign on the side of a building advertises the J.J. Ross Mill. A pile of debris sits on the sidewalk. Taken January 20, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Barnhart and Miles Buildings

Demolition of the Barnhart and Miles buildings on SW Front Avenue. Piles of bricks are stacked in the back of a flatbed truck parked on the street outside. Taken February 8, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Broadway Bridge

View of the Broadway Bridge with open spans over the Willamette River. Taken October 25, 1938. The Broadway Bridge is a Rall-type double-leaf bascule drawbridge.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Broadway Bridge

Broadway Bridge, from the east bank of the Willamette River. Old bridge pilings are visible in the river. A large ship is docked and the Hotel Hoyt is visible in the background. Taken June 28, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Building demolition

Demolition of what is likely the Miles building, Pine Street facade. Piles of brick and debris sit on the sidewalk outside building. Attached to the same strip of film as Negative No. 3976. Same subject as Negative No. 390120-4.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Building demolition

Demolition of a building, likely the Miles Building, Pine Street facade. Bricks are loaded onto the back of a flatbed truck. Stacks of bricks line the sidewalk. Taken January 20, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Building demolition

Demolition of what is likely the Miles building, Pine Street facade. A man lowers a piece of lumber to the street using rope. Attached to the same strip of film as Negative No. 3977. Same subject as Negative No. 390120-4.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Building on Dekum and Reed Block

View of the Dekum and Reed Block, located on Front Avenue and Ankeny Street. Photo taken from south side of Burnside Bridge on February 12, 1939. An automobile is parked on the street and the Willamette River is visible in the background. Also visible are signs for a creamery and Golden Glow Beer & Ale.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Building on SW Second Avenue and Ankeny Streets

A building with sign, “Armstrong Mfg. Co.” A shop offers painting services on the bottom floor. Looking east across SW Second Avenue to Ankeny Street, showing west end of New Market Block, North Wing. Taken March 8, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Buildings and automobiles on Front Avenue

Front Avenue looking south from under the Burnside Bridge, Oct. 18, 1938. The two buildings visible were, from left, the Johnson Building and Dodd’s Block, on the east side of Front Avenue facing each other across Ankeny Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Buildings on Front Avenue

Cast-iron buildings line Front Avenue, looking south from the Burnside Bridge. An automobile is parked on the street. Freight rails in the middle of Front Avenue. Taken February 12, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Buildings on Front Avenue

A row of buildings on Front Avenue, looking south from the Burnside Bridge. Demolition of Dekum and Reed block, at right, has begun. Automobiles are parked on the street and the trolley tracks are visible. Taken March 4, 1939.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

Buildings on Front Avenue at Ankeny

Cast-iron buildings on Front Avenue at Ankeny, from First Avenue. Probably taken from the New Market Theater. From left to right: the Dekum & Reed block, the Johnson Building, and the Dodd Block. Automobiles line the streets. Sign advertises Gadsby’s Home Furnisher. Several storefronts are for sale or lease.

White, Minor, 1908-1976

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