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Aerial Photographs of Buffalo and WNY: 1978

Last Updated: Aug 16, 2019 11:51 AM


Series 36029-176 - 1978 / Scale 1:38,000

Plate numbers read: Series 36029-176--[nnn]-1978-[mo.-day]


  • 101 Ashford Hollow (near West Valley Nuclear Demonstration Project).
  • 103 Western New York Nuclear Service Center (West Valley Nuclear Demonstration Project), Ashford, NY (Cattaraugus County). Includes Ashford and part of Cattaraugus Creek. (Detail image of Center; 200% detail). See also 1966 #114 for more images, map, and detail shots.
  • 121 West Seneca; I-90/I190 junction (W), routh 400 (S), Transit (E) Clinton St. (N).
  • 123 Cheektowaga/Williamsville/Depew/Buffalo (East). Airport N, Transit Rd. E, Lancaster S, I-90 W. 124, 125, 126 Additional to above cover Williamsville and Clarence (Transit Rd., Main St., Sheridan Dr., to Harris Hill)
  • 128 Amherst-Pendleton area along Tonawanda Creek (Transit Road & Millersport--New Road--Tonawanda Creek Road) See also 210-212 & 215 adjoining images
  • 139 Cattaraugus Creek (County Line) W Lake shore-several miles inland.
  • 159, 160 Niagara Falls (N.Y.) along river (E to bridges and LaSalle Expwy), Grand Island W & NW, Navy Island, SE Niagara Falls, Ont. (Township), showing Chippewa; S border (159) on Fort Erie).
  • 161 Niagara Falls (N.Y.) to Grand Island north (Niagara Falls detail; Navy Island, Grand Island detail)
  • 164 Niagara Falls, Grand Island north, NF airport, W Wheatfield
  • 165 Niagara Falls/Wheatfield (N), Grand Island (excluding S end), East Branch Niagara River (E)
  • 166 Tonawanda west (Sheridan Drive & Military); Grand Island (south-central)
  • 167 Tonawanda west (Sheridan Drive & Military); Grand Island (south); Includes Beaver Island State Park; excerpt of Park.
  • 168 Tonawanda west (Sheridan Drive & Military) section (at 300%) excerpt showing Black Rock/Niagara River section.
  • 170 South Buffalo/Lackawanna
  • 175 Derby, SE Hamburg, Eighteen Mile Creek from W of Eden to Lake Erie; 300% excerpt near Creek mouth.
  • 198 (W) Lake Erie; (N) Ridge Rd (Smoke Creek); (E) S. Park Ave; (S) Wanakah Ctry Club, Camp Rd, Pleasant. Also Hamburg Town Park.


  • 200 Buffalo River, South Buffalo Area. (W) Lake Erie; (N) Small Boat Harbor, William St; (E) South Park Ave; (S) Ridge Rd (Smoke Creek).
  • 202 Buffalo downtown (600 dpi) (300 dpi) (detail 150%)--image covers most of the city
  • 204 Town of Tonawanda (Grand Island Bridges, I-290, I-190, to North Buffalo (Scajacquada Expressway), to International RR Bridge (to Canada), to Eggert Road).
  • 206 Grand Island (E half); North Tonawanda; Tonawanda (City & Town); I-290 (S edge)
  • 210, 211 Amherst-Pendleton area along Tonawanda Creek (Transit Road & Millersport--New Road--Tonawanda Creek Road) See also 128 adjoining image.
  • 212 Amherst/Williamsville (E of UB)
  • 215 Amherst-Pendleton area (N of UB North Campus)
  • 216 UB North Campus and Getzville/North Forest; Tonawanda. hi-res excerpt of Campus.
  • 217 UB North Campus; Amherst (Boulevard Mall/Niagara Falls Blvd); Tonawanda; UB South Campus; Buffalo; Williamsville
  • 219 UB South Campus and Eggertsville (N Amherst -- S Broadway/W Delaware Park -- E Cheektowaga). (Excerpt 300% showing UB/Englewood Ave.)
  • 222, 223, 224 South Buffalo, West Seneca, Hamburg; N Cazenovia Park/Creek, E West Seneca (Route 400), S Milestrip Road (Orchard Park), W Lake Erie (Lackawanna) (Cazenovia Park 400%). (See also: 1927, 1966 views).


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Kimberly Plassche
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University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260