Don Krom memoir

1956 Throckmorton Store fire

A 1953 International tanker from the Beaverton Rural Fire Protection District (foreground) helps extinguish a major fire that burned the same grocery store on the corner of Oleson and Garden Home roads in Garden Home. Aiding in the effort was the Portland Fire Bureau, their two engines visible to the right.

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Courtesy Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue from book by Ray Pitz, published by Arcadia. 2012

A 1953 International tanker from the Beaverton Rural Fire Protection District (foreground) helps extinguish a major fire that burned the same grocery store on the corner of Oleson and Scholls Ferry roads in Garden Home. Aiding in the effort was the Portland Fire Bureau, their two engines visible to the right. (Photograph by Ernie Metcalfe.)

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