Written by SDMJune 4, 2015November 14, 2015 Miscellany (from VexTab #52) from Vexilloid Tabloid #52 Portland Flag Miscellany Items about the Portland city flag. Participants in a recent Reddit “Design your own Portland TriMet MAX train” used the Cascadia and Portland flags as prospective light-rail decoration schemes. Here’s the Portland design… … and here’s the Cascadia design. Thanks to Keryn Anchel for spotting these! Our smartphones can now sport the Portland city flag. Cases like that on the left are available on Zazzle, Etsy, and Amazon. But as this illustration shows, when the phone is held upright, the flag is actually shown upside (hoist side) down. The two designs on the right would remedy this: the middle design is just the front of the flag rotated (the way you would hang most flags vertically), the rightmost design is the back of the flag rotated (hung the way the US flag is supposed to be when displayed vertically, with the “canton” in the upper left). NW Flag & Banner, at NE 57th Ave and Sandy, occupies a small loft space above Northwest Auto Accessories, a retailer of a broad range of items for cars and trucks. An Annin dealer, it has a very small inventory and focuses on auto dealers (which were, ironically, the initial clientele of Elmer’s Flag & Banner over 50 years ago). It also sells flag poles. A local website uses the central element from the Portland city flag. invictusdance.com The Rogue Distillery and Public House, in the Pearl District at NW 14th and Flanders, flies a plethora of flags—mostly sports-related—as well as the Portland flag (upside-down). Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.