Monthly Archive: February 2014

Weatherly's Grocery Store 0

Weatherly’s Grocery

From an article written by Lowell Swanson, and published in the May, 1999 Multnomah Historical Association newsletter. Floyd Weatherly started out with the Lovejoy Company Store delivering groceries. It wasn’t long before he went to work inside as a clerk and the customers were asking for him. On May l,...

Southern Pacific Red Electric Train Wreck, May 9,1920. 0

The Red Electric Wreck

Have you ever wondered about that wide strip of land to the East of Bertha Boulevard, between Bertha and the rear fences of the houses on SW 15th Ave.? Bertha Boulevard was part of the route of the Oregon and Central Railroad (later the Southern Pacific) constructed in 1872. The...