Main Street looking toward Pacific Avenue

Title

Main Street looking toward Pacific Avenue

Description

Colorized Picture taken from an elevated view possibly the second floor of the building on the north east corner of Main Street and 21st Avenue. The view is of the west side of Main Street looking towards Pacific Avenue. The street is packed dirt with raised wood sidewalk on the right side of the street. A number of horse drawn wagons are parked on the left side of the street, one wagon is full of milk cans. The first building on the right is a harness and leather goods with a full size wooden horse on the sidewalk. Four men are standing around the horse. The next building is a DRUG STORE with two bicycles parked out front. A one horse drawn buggy is standing by. A few more people are located farther down the street.
[front] Main Street, Forest Grove, Oregon [back] [ink] Miss Beatrice Scheuer Los Angeles Cal. #1330 So Olive St. Post marked Forest Grove Apr 25 1908 with a one cent stamp. Forest Grove Ore Apr 25/08 My Dearest Beatrice We left McMinnville this morning and arrived here 2 hours later we left their because business was very bad. Your pictures have not come back to me from Chicago as yet. Are you going to let me hear from you soon? With love and best wishes to you and mother. As ever Joe will let you know on tomorrows postal where I’m going.

Date Created

circa 1900

Subject

Streets
Buildings
Storefronts
Local & State History

Place

Forest Grove, Oregon

Medium

photographic postcards

Language

English

Identifier

FHFG_pic0025

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact Friends of Historic Forest Grove at: rights@fhfg.org

Source

Friends of Historic Forest Grove