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Portland Bureau of Transportation

We keep Portland moving

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Transportation History

Below are photographs and captions about Portland transportation history. Most of the images were assembled from the Oregon Historical Society.

Please contact the OHS for information at 503-222-1741 or orhist@ohs.org on how to acquire the images from them.

In addition, please find Steve Dotterer's "History of Portland Transportation" slideshow with audio presented in seven parts.

Click here to view the entire Portland Historical Timeline on the City Auditor's website.