The Portland Streetcar brochure delineates the various
neighborhoods and districts that the line passes through: Northwest Portland,
Pearl, Downtown, Portland State, RiverPlace and South
Waterfront. This series next presents one image from each of these
areas before it returns for a more leisurely record of the line, generally
northwest to southeast.
Until its southern portion streetcar activity is mostly intermingled
with city street traffic. The still-new state of the
lane repaving is
apparent in this view from 2001. Having just left the terminal station
along NW 23rd Ave., the
car is preparing to do a little
wiggle so it can be appropriately angled to turn onto NW
It is early evening along this trendy street, and the many nearby restaurants are beginning to
fill. This particular section of Northwest Portland is more
particularly identified as Nob Hill.