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Come take a trip, in the LHS virtual flying ship, 1929

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Since there has been so much hot air about lately, why not harness its power to drive a virtual airship into the past: 1929 before the Great Crash that ushered in the Great Depression.

 

Leaside airdrome, planes lined up. - September 5, 1929

Leaside airdrome, planes lined up September 5, 1929

Shrine Peace Parade, Parade on Boulevard, blimp overhead.Shrine Peace Parade, Parade on Boulevard, blimp overhead June 12, 1930

Aerial shots, East Toronto. - August 30, 1929

East Toronto August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, Woodbine back and Ashbridge's Bay. - August 30, 1929

Queen Street East, Woodbine Racetrack, The Beach, and Ashbridge’s Bay with Scarborough in the distance August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, Woodbine back and Ashbridge's Bay. - August 30, 1929

Queen Street East, Woodbine Racetrack, The Beach, and Ashbridge’s Bay with Scarborough in the distance August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, Sunnyside. - August 30, 1929

Looking eastward over the Western Gap, Toronto Harbour, Toronto Islands and downtown August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, Maple Leaf Stadium. - August 30, 1929

Maple Leaf Stadium August 30, 1929

CNE, Goodyear blimp over lakefront. - September 4, 1929

CNE, Goodyear blimp over lakefront September 4, 1929

Ontario Government Building, CNE, seen from blimp. - 1929

Ontario Government Building, CNE, seen from blimp 1929

Aerial shots, Exhibition. - August 30, 1929

Aerial shot, Exhibition August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, Exhibition. - August 30, 1929

Exhibition August 30, 1929

 

Aerial shots, High Park and Grenadier Pond, from north. - August 30, 1929

Sunnyside, August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, Exhibition and Toronto Bay. - August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, High Park, Swansea, Bloor West, August 30, 1929 2

Aerial shots, High Park and Grenadier Pond, from west. - August 30, 1929

High Park and Grenadier Pond, from west August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, West Toronto, Canadian Pacific Railways yards. - August 30, 1929

West Toronto, Canadian Pacific Railways yards August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, West Toronto, St. Clair, Davenport, Keele. - August 30, 1929

West Toronto, St. Clair, Davenport, Keele August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, West Toronto, Union Stock Yards. - August 30, 1929

West Toronto, Union Stock Yards August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, West Toronto, Union Stock, etc.. - August 30, 1929

West Toronto, Union Stock, etc. August 30, 1929

Aerial shots, Forest Hill. - August 30, 1929

Aerial shot, Forest Hill August 30, 1929

Hamilton airport, 2 planes and blimp on ground. - June 6, 1929

Hamilton airport, 2 planes and blimp on ground June 6, 1929

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Up, up and away!

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Welcome to the Leslieville Historical Society's website. Please feel free to join us, to ask questions, to attend walking tours and other events, and to celebrate Leslieville's past while creating our future. Guy Anderson, President, Leslieville Historical Society and Joanne Doucette, local historian and webmaster.

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