Dallin Aerial Survey Company Photographs

About this collection

This digital collection includes more than 7,800 images from the Dallin Aerial Survey Company collection. The company specialized in aerial images of factories, private estates, schools, country clubs, towns, airports, rivers, and many other sites and some news events of the day. The majority of the photographs concentrate on the Mid-Atlantic region covering a period from 1924 to 1939 although Dallin did make trips to other locales within the United States. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

    To learn more about the Dallin Company and the collection, visit our online exhibit A Bird's Eye View of the Delaware Valley: The Photography of the Dallin Aerial Survey Company
    Image: 1930 World Series Opening Game at Shibe Park in Philadelphia. Click to view.

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Pilot with Pitcairn autogiro at Philadelphia Municipal Airport
Record revised with information supplied by former Aero Service Corporation employee Carl H. Winnefeld, Jr.
Refinery along Schuylkill River
Appears to be Atlantic Refining Company
League Island to Philadelphia
Includes Navy Yard, Sesqui-Centennial Grounds and Municipal Stadium in South Philadelphia

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