From the Vaults: Up in the Air

The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives and explore thousands of photos, textual records, maps, art, and more on their website.

Halifax
Halifax Waterfront

Aerial photos taken by Nova Scotia Information Service. NSIS dates back to 1924, when the Nova Scotia Publicity Bureau was established with a mandate to “Tell the world about Nova Scotia.”

Images were taken between 1945 and 1970.

Bridge
Macdonald Bridge under construction

Chester
Chester

Truro
Truro

Liverpool

Liverpool

Mahone Bay
Mahone Bay

North Sydney
North Sydney

Canso Causeway

Canso Causeway under construction

Halifax

Downtown Halifax

Yarmouth

Yarmouth

Reference: Nova Scotia Information Service NSARM no. NSIS 9171, no. NSIS 9164, no. NSIS 12281, no. NSIS 11920, no. NSIS 11915, Nno. NSIS 9496

2 comments

  1. Have you any aerial photos of the old streetcar barns on Lower Water south of Morris pre-1950 that display the streetcar tracks?

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