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Fishing under the Denver Avenue viaduct.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association


The Kenton Firehouse, dedicated in December 1913, is now used for community meetings. Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association

Denver Avenue in the days when the streetcars ran.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association


The Portland Union Stockyards
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association

Stockyard Exchange on the Columbia River.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association


Merchants in Old Kenton.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association

A meat market in Old Kenton.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association


Union Meat Company, Kenton.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association


Stockyard Exchange building and Kenton streetcar.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association

 



The Livestock Kenton Branch of the First National Bank stands
at the location of today's Well's Fargo Bank.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association


This Paul Bunyan, built for the 1959 Oregon Convention, still stands in front of the Wells Fargo Bank in Kenton.
It will soon be moved to make room for North Portland's Light Rail system. Postcard courtesy of Victor Nelson


This wooden trestle crossed the Columbia Slough until 1928 when the it was replaced by the Denver Avenue viaduct. See above. Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association

The 1912 Rose Festival Parade included a float from Kenton.
Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association


Kenton Market. Courtesy of the Kenton Neighborhood Association

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