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Icons of Portland's Past


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1. Free is a very good price!


2. If you don't see me today, I can't save you any money.


3. The Organ Grinder.


4. The Carnival.


5. Farrell's.


6. One Way Traffic into Portland in the Morning and out during the afternoon.  


7. When Hillsboro High was nick-named Hick High for being a town of 8000 in the sticks.


8. When the first built 217…. "But Mom, there is nothing but farms out here…"


9. The original Tanasbourne Mall…. "Mom, why would they build a mall in the middle of cornfields?"


10. The "Take a Walk on the Wild Side" Washington Park Zoo commercials. Yes, Washington Park, not Oregon Zoo.


11. Pink Floyd Laser LIght shows at the old OMSI, but the Zoo. 


12. When Bill Walton played basketball for fun at Wallace Park.


13. When NW 21 was the hipster street and Hawthorn and Belmont were still rough working class neighborhoods.

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