Come take a trip, in a 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!

Published by Leslieville Historical Society

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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