Vintage Aerials

Looking north over Lafontaine Park and the Plateau in 1965 It’s a rare treat to come across some aerial photographs that are both old and high-resolution. I recently happened across a bunch in the Flickr photostream of Le présent du passé de Montréal, who also has lots of photos of street scenes, markets, buses and […]

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Montreal from Above, 1930

It turns out that Natural Resources Canada has a fairly impressive collection of old aerial photographs. They’ve been kind enough to provide a few samples online; among those are some interesting shots of Montreal from above taken in 1930 and 1952. The above photo shows the Jacques Cartier Bridge and Lafontaine Park at bottom and […]