In 1843, Tennessee drifter, William Overton and Boston lawyer, Asa Lovejoy were floating down the Willamette River in a canoe when they came upon the beauty of the place we now call Portland. They beached their canoe where Chinook Indians had tied up their canoes in years past and made camp.
MAX Simple Map ~ MAX Blue Line TriMet's MAX Blue Line light rail service connects Hillsboro, Beaverton, downtown Portland, East Portland and Gresham. Trains run every 15 minutes or better most of the day, every day. Service is less frequent in the early morning, mid-day and evening.