Portland Waterfront: Late Nineteenth Century

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Loading bags of wheat on to a vessel by using conveyor belts. This is most likely at the Union Pacific Dock north of Irving Dock.


Coal docks between the old Hawthorne and Morrison bridges. The house boats are house boats of ill repute. Riverboat moored by coal barges north of the Morrison bridge. West Portland ferry docks in high water.
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Docks just east of Skidmore Fountain and south of the Burnside bridge. Coal gas storage in the distance north of the Burnside bridge. This is the current site of Northwest Natural Gas offices. Antique paperweight showing the old Irving dock with wooden warehouses. Hand-colored postal card showing a bustling 19th century Portland harbor.

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