Monthly Archive: March 2013

Multnomah Crossing ca. 1915. 1

Multnomah Crossing

Capitol Highway crossing the Oregon Electric Railway tracks. Capitol Highway opened October 22, 1916, but the tracks of the Oregon Electric Railroad (today’s Multnomah Boulevard) remained unbridged until the viaduct opened October 1, 1927. This was an extremely dangerous crossing. Capitol Highway was a link in the Pacific Highway, the...