Monthly Archive: August 2014

Multnomah Station Blueprint, Front Elevation, ca. 1908. Courtesy Le Meitour Gallery. 0

Multnomah Station Blueprints

Multnomah Station is the building on the left side of the above image. The station, and it’s accompanying power plant, were the first structures in the future city of Multnomah, then Multnomah Station. John’s Market now occupies the site. Our thanks to Yves Le Meitour of Le Meitour Gallery for...

Colorized Neon Shell Service Station Sign on Barbur Boulevard, Night View, ca 1952. 0

Shell Neon Sign on Barbur Boulevard

On the right side of this image of Chiliville, I noticed the Shell Service Station sign. Here’s a closer view of the sign. Barbur Boulevard between SW Terwilliger Boulevard and Tigard was once home to an incredible array of neon signage. Now, the Capitol Hill Motel sign is all that...