Louis as work continues on the local line. The W-class electric trolley cars were originally brought to Seattle from Melbourne, Australia, where they were built by the Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramways Board between andofficials said. A third car from the Seattle line has been shipped to Iowa for renovation, along with two trolleys from Portland, Oregon, officials said.
Click here for schedules. Take a scenic trolley along the Willamette River. Ride in a Vintage Trolley from Lake Oswego into a dark tunnel and meander through posh neighborhoods.
Add to Cart. This early portrait of Portland's City Hall was taken in the days of concrete sidewalks, electricity and streetcars, but before paved streets and automobiles. The building was only five years old at the time, having been completed in
Portland Vintage Trolley. Portland Streetcar. Lake Oswego. Daily service was originally provided from May through December, but this was scaled back as additional light rail lines opened and added additional traffic to the original corridor.
Many buildings of this era sported awnings to keep cool in the days before air conditioning. City of Portland Archives. Thanks to Gary Kyle for sending this photo from his personal collection; the man standing at far right, 2nd row in white shirt, brimmed hat and overalls was his grandfather.
CouncilCrest Trolleys. Go By Streetcar. The Line to the top of Council Crest was completed in
Travel Portland Aug. The original line, now known as the NS line, travels through downtown from Portland State University to the Nob Hill neighborhood via the popular shopping and dining area of the Pearl District. The B Loop passes through the same locations, but moves counter-clockwise.
Thanks to Gary Kyle for sending this photo from his personal collection; the man standing at far right, 2nd row in white shirt, brimmed hat and overalls was his grandfather. Gary Kyle. That building on the east side of NE Union Avenue at the end of Russell Street today is a blank wall of sheet metal paneling; this photo shows the storefronts underneath the paneling. City of Portland Archives.
Photo by Peter Ehrlich, June Portland's Vintage trolley continues the traditions of Portland's once-extensive streetcar system. Trolleys operate on Sundays.