Portland, OR. Portland Board of Trade. February 1905.
Trade journal, illustrated in black and white, 32 pages, 12 x 9 1/4 inches, staple binding. Soft subscription crease; wear to covers including multiple chips, short tears to spine, two 1 1/4 inch tears to front cover, and light dampstaining; staples rusted. Text block in good clean condition overall. Includes a feature on the 1905 Lewis and Clark Exposition in Portland ("WILL OPEN ON TIME - Western World's Fair Far Advanced - Exhibits Being Installed - Beauty of Site Unrivalled - Low Railroad Rates to Portland") with an illustration of the Forestry Building. Another article focuses on St. Johns, the "hustling suburb at the terminus of the Portland Consolidated Railway". Further descriptive text and images under the heading "Points of Interest on Links of the Portland Consolidated Railway Company," such as this description of the area of Mt. Tabor: "Mt. Tabor is an isolated hill, about 4 miles East of the Willamette River, and is dotted with many beautiful residences and from which a fine view of the surrounding country can be obtained. The Mt. Tabor cars leave Third and Yamhill Streets, at frequent intervals throughout the day..." Much period advertising. The title is listed at four OCLC libraries, but it is hard to determine which volumes are held. OCLC number 48060939. Item #56454
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