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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Lincoln Park, Spring and Cumru Townships (Pa.)
West Lawn and Wyomissing Hills in background.
Reading Railroad and Neversink Mountain Railroad, Poplar Neck, Cumru Township (Pa.)
The view is southwest to northeast. Visible are the Schuylkill River, Neversink Mtn., a radio tower and two railroads. The railroad on the bottom close to the river is the Reading Railroad. The one further up the mountain (cut) is the Neversink Mountain Railroad. This part of the mountain is primarily in Lower Alsace Twp., Pa.
Montrose Manor, Cumru Township (Pa.)
View is southwest to northeast.
Montrose Manor and Lincoln Park, Cumru Twp. (Pa.)
View is southwest to northeast. Shillington visible to the right. Reading in the distance.