Vandervelden Shop, Forest Grove

Title

Vandervelden Shop, Forest Grove

Description

Interior of a brick building with part of five automotive vehicles in the picture. There are two men standing and facing the camera. Both men look to be in work clothes, the man on the right is in bib overalls. At the back of the building there is a workspace with a car being worked on and possibly an enclosed office on the right with a tall clock on the wall. License plate on the left vehicle is 1914. This shop was located on the west side of Main Street between 19th Avenue and Pacific Avenue. Originally a machine shop it was later operated as an auto repair garage and gas station in the 1920's. This building was owned by J. W. Vandervelden until 1950.
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Date Created

1914

Subject

Building
Automobiles
Automobile repair shops
Vandervelden
Vandervelder, J. W.
Local & State History

Place

Forest Grove, Oregon

Medium

photographic prints

Language

English

Identifier

FHFG_pic0124

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 Friends@FGHistory.org.

Source

Friends of Historic Forest Grove

Contributor

Mt. Hood Studio Portland