Historical air photos of the Niagara Peninsula were scanned, mosaicked and georeferenced for use with GIS software. These data are used to study changes in land use, urban growth, transportation networks, surface water features, shoreline changes and property assessment, to name a few.
Source: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 1954/1955
Original scale: 1:16,000
Scanning Resolution: 600 dpi
Ground Pixel Resolution: 60 cm
Format: GeoTIFF (LZW compression)
Alt Format: ArcGIS Online Image Service
Projection: UTM NAD83 Zone 17N
[1954-55 Air Photo Mosaic of Niagara] [web map]. (2014). St.Catharines, ON: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, Available https://brock.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=f1c51961537441f6962a3c28f3ae8ca5 (Date Accessed).
[1954-55 Air Photo Mosaic of Niagara] [computer file]. (2014). St.Catharines, ON: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, Available ftp://ftp.library.brocku.ca/Niagara1954-55/StCatharines-3.tif (Date Accessed).
These data are in the public domain. Proper acknowledgement is requested.
Original Scans (.tif)
Local \Projects\Air Photo Digitization Project\1954\
Contact Prints – Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, Mackenzie Chown Complex, C306
Local \DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_1954_55\GeoTIFFs