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'MAX' demolition reaches McLoughlin

by: ERIC NORBERG - Another business bites the dust on S.E. 17thThe removal of buildings along S.E. 17th Avenue in Brooklyn to make way for the new Southeast MAX light rail line – which started at Powell last summer – reached McLoughlin Boulevard on November 6th, with the deconstruction of the Battery Factory building, a business whose history at the site reaches back to 1946. Nonetheless, some further demolition still remains to be done in the area north of here on 17th. The Battery Factory itself is open on S.E. McLoughlin in the Jennings Lodge area of Clackamas County, at Roethe Road.