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30th Street Station and the Main Post Office, 30th and Market Streets, West Philadelphia, Philadelphia.
Aerial views of the area of West Philadelphia at 30th and Market Streets. 30th Street Station (designed architects Graham, Anderson, Probst & White) and the Main Post Office (designed by architects Rankin & Kellog) are visible, as are several bridges crossing the Schuylkill river. Other areas of West and South Philadelphia are visible in the distance., Negative numbers: 19829s, 19859s, 15895n, 19863n.

30th Street Station under construction, 2901-2951 Market Street, Philadelphia.
Aerial views of the 30th Street Station (also known as Pennsylvania Station - 30th Street) under construction, which began in 1929 and was completed in 1934. Designed by Chicago-based architecture firm Graham, Anderson, Probst & White. Areas of Philadelphia to the north and east of 30th and Market Streets are visible in the distance, including the Schuylkill River, Chestnut and Walnut Streets, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art., Negative numbers: 14831n, 15252n, P278.

A. Wilhelm Company
Aerial view of the A. Wilhelm Company paint manufacturing plant located on Bern Street between Center Avenue and the Fifth Street Highway. View is southwest to northeast. George Field and Hiesters Lane tunnel are visible as are other factories and residential row homes. Berks Knitting Company visible at bottom of image. Paint factory plant was closed in late 2007 and the complex has been demolished. Image probably taken November 1928., Negative number: 9108., Record created with information supplied by former Aero Service employee Carl H. Winnefeld, Jr.

Abrasive Company, James and Fraley Streets, Wissinoming, Philadelphia.
Aerial views of the Abrasive Company industrial site in the Wissinoming neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded as the Abrasive Material Company in 1893, the company was purchased by Simonds and the name changed in 1927. The name changed again to the Simonds Abrasive Company in 1946. The Abrasive Company was known as an innovator in the grinding wheel market and abrasives industry. The factory was designed by the Philadelphia architecture firm Stearns & Castor. The images show the factory as well as the surrounding residential area and row homes., Negative numbers: 5604, 11500, 11501, 11502.

Absecon Inlet, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Aerial views showing residential development, a recreational area and boats docked at and sailing on the Absecon Inlet in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Views show relatively small portions of the area along the inlet, as if taken from a lower vantage point., Negative numbers: 6213, 7683.

Adam Scheidt Brewing Company, Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Aerial views of the Adam Scheidt Brewing Company (now the Stony Creek Office Center) on the banks of Stony Creek in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The brewery operated from 1870-1975. The view from a vantage point south of the brewery shows the area of Norristown east of the brewery buildings at Elm and Markley Streets (U.S. Route 202)., Negative numbers: 7957, 7960, 8428.

[Aerial view from high altitude.]
Negative numbers: 80 & 81, Photographs taken for the Aero Service Corporation.

[Aerial view of Haverford College, Haverford Pennsylvania.]
[Aerial view of Haverford College, Haverford Pennsylvania.]
Negative number: 37a, Inscribed in negative: Aero Service Corporation, Phila., P.9480.37a (n) not digitized; negative is damaged and cannot be scanned.

[Aerial view of Marshall Farm, Belle Alto Road, Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.]
Built circa 1820., Negative number: 71, Inscribed in negative: Aero Service Corp.

Aerial view of Mount Joy
Aerial view of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania from the east along Main Street. George Brown's Sons Cotton and Woolen Mill (now known as the Sassafras Alley Apartments) is visible., Negative numbers: 1647.

[Aerial view of Percival Roberts' estate, Narberth, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.]
Aerial view of 539 acre estate built circa 1903., Negative number: 57a, Inscribed in negative: Aero Service Corp, Phila.

Aerial view of 69th Street
Aerial views (some from extremely high altitude) of Upper Darby, Pa. Views looking south/southeast from West Chester Pike towards West Philadelphia. The 69th Street Transportation Center, Cobbs Creek, row houses and some industrial buildings are visible. Probably taken May 1926 [5875, 5876]; 1925 [5190, 5195] and 1930 [12276]., Negative numbers: 5875; 5876; 5190; 5195; 12276., Record created with information supplied by former Aero Service employee Carl H. Winnefeld, Jr.

[Aerial view of the Schuylkill River looking southeast from Manayunk, Philadelphia.]
Aerial view of the Schuylkill River looking southeast from the vicinity of Fountain Street in Manayunk. Relatively high vantage point shows the river and adjacent areas for some distance. Several bridges crossing the river are visible, as are industrial buildings in Manayunk and portions of Fairmount Park., Negative numbers: 1624., Manuscript note on negative sleeve: Girard Ave. Bridge., Record revised with information supplied by former Aero Service employee Carl H. Winnefeld, Jr.

[Aerial view of Wilmington, Delaware]
Negative number: 211114, Inscribed in negative: Aero Service Corporation, Phila.

Aerial view of the 69th Street area, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. [graphic].
Aerial views from very high altitude showing Darby, Pennsylvania. Views are from northwest to southeast, with the Elmwood section of Philadelphia visible [5587]; from southwest to northeast with the B & O and Pennsylvania Railroads, Chester Pike, and MacDade Boulevard visible [5593]; and from west to east showing Darby Creek, Cobbs Creek, and the Fels & Company plant formerly at Woodland and Island Avenues [5615]. The General Electric plant formerly at 69th and Elmwood Avenues is visible in all three views. Probably taken April 1926., Negative numbers: 5587; 5593; 5615., Record created with information supplied by former Aero Service employee Carl H. Winnefeld, Jr.

Aerial views of downtown Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Aerial views of Norristown, Pennsylvania taken from a high altitude show the downtown area from a vantage point above the Schuylkill River. The Montgomery County Courthouse and bridges over the Schuylkill River are visible., Negative numbers: 6809, 6810, 6812.

Aerial views of Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
Aerial views of Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania show a distant view of the city and surrounding farmlands as well as a closer view of residential development in the vicinity of Lansdowne Avenue and Garrett Road., Negative numbers: 5588, 6739.

Aerial views of Gloucester City, New Jersey.
Aerial views of Gloucester City from several angles. Views show industrial buildings lining the waterfront along the Delaware River as well as large portions of residential and other areas of the city., Negative numbers: 1265, 1266, 1267, 1315, 1317, 2848., Record revised with information supplied by former Aero Service employee Carl H. Winnefeld, Jr.

Aerial views of housing developments and residential areas in Audubon, New Jersey.
Aerial views of Audubon, New Jersey show the building and construction of new housing developments along with views of adjacent completed residential areas and undeveloped farmlands., Negative numbers: 6128, 6129, 6131, 6132, 6133, 6134, 6136.

Aerial views of Media, Pennsylvania.
Aerial views of the city of Media, Pennsylvania. Perspectives from a high altitude show residential areas of row homes adjacent to a business district which is visible in the distance., Negative numbers: 1433, 1868a., Record revised with information supplied by former Aero Service employee Carl H. Winnefeld, Jr.

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