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Thumbnail for - Portland's Original Sin
Jun 2, 2014
HISTORY
Erickson’s Café, “the temple of 10,000 delights,” slaked pioneer Portland’s many mighty thirsts.
Thumbnail for - The Birth of Crater Lake
May 30, 2014
HISTORY
As Crater Lake National Park turns 112, we explore the devastating volcanic eruption that formed it 7,700 years ago.
Thumbnail for - The Flight of the World's Last Mini Guppy
May 1, 2014
HISTORY
Can the flight aficionados at the Tillamook Air Museum save this giant cargo plane built to transport rockets, school buses, and giraffes from Africa?
Thumbnail for - Portland Artist Cole Gerst's Amazing Buckminster Fuller Book
Feb 28, 2014
The Kickstarter-funded 'Poet of Geometry' explores the great inventor's radical, mind-blowing work.
Thumbnail for - A Brief History of the PDX Airport Carpet
Dec 20, 2013
IN FLIGHT
There is no other carpet in the world that has the cult following that the Portland Airport International airport's enjoys. It has its own Instagram tag (#pdxcarpet), no fewer than three related...
Thumbnail for - A Fork in History
Dec 2, 2013
EDITOR'S NOTE
How feasts, Beats, and barbecues shaped Portland's history
Thumbnail for - Ode on a Carpet, by T.S.A. Eliot
Dec 2, 2013
THE HISTORY ISSUE: AN APPENDIX
Soon, Portland International Airport will begin replacing the 14 acres of beloved blue-green carpet covering its terminals, a surface that has welcomed travelers since the early 1990s.
Thumbnail for - The 1978 Burnside Airplane Crash
Dec 1, 2013
HISTORY
When a jetliner plummeted into East Portland, an industry changed.
Thumbnail for - A Color-Coded Look at Portland's Urban Growth
Nov 1, 2013
HISTORY
A local data tinkerer tracks PDX's progress with interactive map dubbed Portland, Oregon: The Age of a City
Thumbnail for - Looking Back on the 1973 Oil Crisis
Oct 1, 2013
HISTORY
Forty years ago, Oregon got a peak-oil preview.
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