Britain from Above

The Aerofilms Collection

The Britain from Above website features images from the Aerofilms collection, a unique aerial photographic archive of international importance. The collection includes 1.26 million negatives and more than 2000 photograph albums. Dating from 1919 to 2006, the total collection presents an unparalleled picture of the changing face of Britain in the 20th century. It includes the largest and most significant number of air photographs of Britain taken before 1939.

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Image credit: Britain from Above (1920) Photo 2: Middle left, North Wilts canal Lockhouse and locks 1 & 2
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1920)

Bottom right hand corner, follow canal into the town centre, Kingshill bridge, Marlborough St bridge, Cambria bridge, Commercial Rd bridge

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Image credit: Britain from Above (1920) Calne Wharf, bottom right
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1920) Middle left Thames junction, Lock and Wharf
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1920) Canal line running bottom middle and joining the river Thames through a lock adjacent to a Wharf
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1920)

Photo 1: Middle, North Wilts canal Lockhouse and locks

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Image credit: Britain from Above (1920) Calne Chaveywell Wharf & Bridge, middle right
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1929) Calne Lock, Chaveywell Wharf & Bridge, middle & right
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1929) Calne Lock, Chaveywell Wharf & Bridge, bottom left and right
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1929) Calne Lock, Chaveywell Wharf & Bridge, middle & right
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Image credit: Britain from Above (1930) Calne Lock, Chaveywell Wharf & Bridge, bottom left and right