This view is along NW
23rd Ave., and dates to 2001, the first year of operation. This streetcar
shows the first destination south, Portland State Univ.
original paint schemes for cars showed a variety of bright colors. Car 001 sported dark blue sides
and a front suffused with green. Officially, the line's
early documentation advised that "The four primary colors
(RED, BLUE, ORANGE, GREEN) of the Streetcars represent the four quadrants of
the city of Portland and the light blue represents the Willamette River
flowing through the quadrants."