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...

Capitol Cleaners and Dyers ca. 1928. 0

Capitol Cleaners and Dyers

Capitol Cleaners and Dyers was another business in the building at 7783 Capitol Highway. The business operated from 1928 to 1935, according to John Day, son of one of the partners. In this enlargement of part of the above photo we can see Jack Day’s father on the phone in...