Archive for February 20th, 2013

PORTLAND FIRE & RESCUE ~ THEN AND NOW



Station 9, Engine-9 in 1913 at the corner of Southeast 35th and Belmont

sta 9
Engine-9 today

Station09

Station 9 today is located at 1706 SE Cesar E. Chavez Blvd, built in 2003.

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

ap teletype

Sidney-Poitier thn

Sidney-Poitier now

Sidney Poitier is 86 years old today

1970 sequel to In the Heat of the Night (1967)

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A SECOND OPENING ON THIS DAY IN 1952

AFRICAN QUEEN

The African Queen
opened on December 23, 1951 in Los
Angeles, in order to qualify for the 1951 Oscars, and on
February 20, 1952 at the Capitol Theatre in New York City.

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