Saint Johns (Portland, Or.)

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45.59012, -122.75454 Map of Saint Johns (Portland, Or.)

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Saint Johns (Portland, Or.)

Saint Johns (Portland, Or.)

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Saint Johns (Portland, Or.)

  • UF Portland (Or.). Saint Johns
  • UF St. Johns (Portland, Or.)
  • UF Saint John (Portland, Or.)

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Saint Johns (Portland, Or.)

24 Collections results for Saint Johns (Portland, Or.)

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First train to enter St. Johns

Photograph showing the first train to enter St. Johns in North Portland. Several men stand next to a train engine with one attached car. Around the train is wooden debris on the ground, with trees and a small building in the distance. (Image note: glass negative is cracked at upper left corner). The photograph is a reproduction of a pinned image (pins can be seen on the frame.

St. Johns office

Photograph showing the interior of the St. Johns office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). A floor display shows large appliances with names such as “Thor,” “Hotpoint Electric Maid,” and “Westinghouse.” Paper decorations hang from the ceiling.

St. Johns office

Photograph showing the interior of the St. Johns office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). A counter display shows small appliances and housewares. Paper decorations hang from the ceiling, as well as large chandeliers.

Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

North Leavitt Avenue and North Jersey Street

Photograph looking northeast from the corner of North Leavitt Avenue and North Jersey Street (part of which is now North Lombard Street. Signs can be seen for St. Johns Drug So., Safeway, Bonham and Currier, and United States National Bank. In the distance, a sign for the St. Johns Theater (now the St. Johns Twin Cinemas, 8704 N Lombard St) can be seen (negative 1 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Garden pond display in front of St. Johns city hall building

A small man-made pond, featuring a wind mill on an island, a lighthouse, and a building. A small ship is on the water and appears to be shooting jets of water (negative 12 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Gain More Food Store, St. Johns

Photograph showing the Gain More Food Store storefront in St. Johns, at 8602 N. Jersey Street. A wing motif is painted on the front of the building, and short awnings can be seen over the windows (negative 11 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Swanson’s Frozen Food Lockers, St. Johns

Photograph showing the Swanson’s Frozen Food Lockers storefront in St. Johns. A polar bear is painted on the above the entrance to the store, which also features neon writing along the front. Stacks of vegetables and dry goods can be seen inside the store. Painters can be seen working in a adjacent storefront (negative 13 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Ben Franklin Stores, St. Johns

Photograph showing the Ben Franklin Five and Dim store in St. Johns. Objects can be seen in the storefront window, and a man and women stand in front of the entrance. A sign on an adjacent store reads F. Kass Shoe Shop (negative 14 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Forsythe's Food Store, St. Johns

Photograph showing the Forsythe’s Food Store in St. Johns, likely on S. Jersey Street. In front of the store is a street sign with a Oregon U.S. 30 marker, as well as distances to Astoria, St. Helens, and St. Johns Bridge (negative 15 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Lumber Mills viewed from St. Johns

Photograph showing Portland Lumber Mills on the Willamette River, viewed from the St. Johns neighborhood. Rows of lumber can be seen throughout the frame, which surround a building with Portland Lumber Mills painted on the roof. The Willamette River can be seen on the right side (negative 16 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

St. Johns Post Office

Photograph showing the St. Johns Post Office building, at 8720 North Ivanhoe Street. The Georgian style building was built in 1933 (negative 18 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Anderson’s Food Market, St. Johns

Photograph showing the Anderson’s Food Market storefront in St. Johns. Displays of produce can be seen outside the building (negative 17 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

St. Johns Bridge entrance

Photograph looking west from the St. John neighborhood, showing the St. Johns Bridge entrance (now North Philadelphia Avenue and North Syracuse Street). A decorative stone railing with street lights extends down the bridge towards a pointed arch. Across from the start of the bridge is a house and trees (negative 2 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Woolen Mills, viewed from St. Johns

Photograph taken from above, showing the Portland Woolen Mills in the St. Johns neighborhood. Several industrial buildings and a large smokestack chimney can be seen, with houses and trees in the distance. A large sign on one of he building reads Portland Woolen Mills (negative 19 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

North Lombard Street in St. Johns

North Lombard Street looking southeast towards the intersection with North Alta Avenue. On the ride side of the street, signs can be seen for Idle Hour Billiards and the St. Johns Theater (St. Johns Twin Cinemas). A street car tracks is in the middle of the street, with cars parked on either side (negative 23 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

St. Johns Bridge and City Hall

Photograph looking west from the St. John neighborhood, showing the St. Johns Bridge entrance (North Philadelphia Avenue). To the right of the bridge entrance is the Bridge Tavern building. The St. Johns City Hall building can be seen to the left, behind several storefronts (negative 24 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Industrial area viewed from St. Johns

Photograph showing an industrial area on the Willamette River, viewed from the St. Johns neighborhood. Numerous smokestack chimneys can be seen emitting clouds of smoke, next to what appears to be a large lumberyard. More industrial buildings can be seen across the river (negative 4 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Watch repair in St. Johns area

A man (R.G. Eichelberger?) is seated at a desk and looking downward. He is wearing glasses with attached magnifying lenses, and appears to be working on a watch. Tools and glass jars can be seen on his desk, and watches with attached cards are pinned on the board behind him (negative 5 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

St. Johns horse trough

A sidewalk horse trough and water fountain in the St. Johns neighborhood. The front of a car can be seen next to the trough (negative 7 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

St. Johns City Hall

A photograph of the St. Johns City Hall building (now at 7214 North Philadelphia Avenue) built in 1907. Four Ionian columns support a decorative pediment. Ivy plants can be seen growing up the side of the two-story building (negative 6 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Garden pond display in front of St. Johns city hall building

A man-made pond, featuring a miniature bridge, Statue of Liberty, lighthouse, and building. The front of the St. Johns city hall building can be seen behind the pond (negative 8 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

North Jersey Market, St. Johns

Photograph showing the North Jersey Market storefront, likely on North Jersey Street in St. Johns. The front of the store of open to the street, where crates of fruits and vegetables can be seen. A mother and two children are walking by on the sidewalk (negative 9 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998