1913 Ad Portland Oregon Farms Southern Pacific Railway Shasta Ogden Routes PM3


This is an original 1913 black and white print ad for the Southern Pacific Railway, featuring Sunset, Ogden and Shasta Routes to Portland, Oregon.

Portland, Oregon, in Multnomah County, is known for its environmentally-conscious attitude, consumption of coffee, its microbreweries and strategic land planning. The city is home to Mount Tabor Park, The Portland Mercury, Mill Ends Park, Forest Park, the Oregon Zoo, the Portland Alliance, the Portland Japanese Garden, The Bee, Tryon Creek State Natural Area, The Daily Journal of Commerce, Portland Monthly, Willamette Stone State Heritage Site, the Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Portland Art Museum, The Portland Business Journal, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Washington Park, The Oregonian, the World Forestry Center, the Hoyt Arboretum, Just Out, the Oregon History Museum, Willamette Week and much more.


This 98+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some light bleed through on this ad.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9.5 inches; 15 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, John M. Scott, Professor E. L. Potter, Livestock, Hogs, Pigs, Poor Man's Savings Bank, Department of Animal Husbandry, Oregon Agricultural College, Corvallis, Agriculture, Farming