Wicked Portland Amazon page Wicked Portland Amazon page Read Facebook page View Twitter feed Wicked Portland Amazon page Introduction: About the book and how to use it Chapter One: A wide-open frontier city Chapter Two: Portland's municipal rascal Chapter 3: Portland's saloons and gambling dens Chapter 4: North End Girls Chapter 5: America's worst shanghaiing city Chapter 6: Fixing the police Chapter 7: Mayors behaving badly Chapter 8: World's dumbest drug smugglers Chapter 9: Wicked politics Chapter 10: The end of the golden age About the author Switch to mobile-device version of this page Switch to mobile-device version of this page Go to home page The Lost Chapter By Finn J.D. John


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A panoramic drawing of Portland as seen from the then-undeveloped east bank of the river in 1858, one year before ex-mayor Vaughn built his controversial wharf. (Image: Joseph Gaston)

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Second Avenue looking north from Yamhill Street. Pictured are the offices of The West Shore magazine and the printshop of Oregon Historical Society founding father George Himes; across the street is the office of one of Portland's short-lived alternatives to the Oregonian, the Portland Daily News. (Image: Library of Congress)