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Firlock Lane

Firlock Lane (now SW 78th Avenue) was a major street in Garden Home, especially after 1908 when the Oregon Electric trains came. Firlock Lane ran from Garden Home Road north to the railroad tracks, where the Firlock Station shed stood … Continue reading

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Portland Golf Club

Established in 1914, the Portland Golf Club is a prestigious private golf club in the Garden Home area. You can read more about the club’s history on the their website. From the Portland Golf Club’s description of the 15th hole … Continue reading

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Carlo Andrew Poutala and Firlock Paints

Carlo lived on SW 78th in Garden Home and manufactured Firlock Paints in his garage. This paint was used on many homes in Garden Home.  The following was his obituary published in the Finnish Brotherhood newsletter.  Reprinted by permission from … Continue reading

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