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Aerial Photographs of Buffalo and WNY: 8226 Series

Last Updated: Apr 20, 2022 1:01 PM

How to View the 8226 Series Images

8226 Series, Dates - 1927-1928 / Scale: ca.1:9,500

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See also: Aerial Photographs of Western New York (UB Digit) for Buffalo (City) aerials; includes 175 plates (including some of these linked images).

Images 1-99

  • 8911 South Buffalo, Cazenovia Park to West Seneca boundary.
  • 1618 (S) Union Ship Canal, (N) Tifft Nature Preserve (S end); (W) Inner Harbor (S end); (E) RR tracks.
  • 2628296065 Buffalo River
  • 697071 Colden-Glenwood area

Images 100-199

  • 100 Downtown Buffalo (east of Michigan Ave); Broadway-Clinton-Madison triangle, Jefferson (W)
  • 101 Downtown Buffalo (east of City Hall)
  • 102 Downtown Buffalo (City Hall detail); west to waterfront; Michigan Ave (E); Buffalo River (S); North St. (N)
  • 104 Downtown Buffalo (west of City Hall)
  • 110 Downtown Buffalo 141 Main Street, Delaware Avenue, and Masten district
  • 142 Main Street, Delaware Avenue, west of Main
  • 145 Peace Bridge area and Black Rock Channel (detail), Humboldt Park (Martin Luther King, Jr. Park), Masten area, west to Main Street.
  • 154, 155, 156 Buffalo (NE of downtown) near Masten
  • 182 Forest Lawn Cemetery & Main Street near Canisius College
  • 183 Forest Lawn Cemetery
  • 184 Forest Lawn Cemetery & Delaware Park
  • 196 Forest Lawn Cemetery & Delaware Park

Images 200-299

  • 206 Cheektowaga part of Mount Calvary Cemetery
  • 220, 222 University District near UB South Campus. Part of South Campus (E portion of campus not available).
  • 233, 234, 236 Niagara River: Riverside area; Strawberry Island (W), Riverside Park (N), just E of Military Road (E), Scajaquada Creek (S). Erie Canal runs along entire length of photo.
  • 244 Transit and Wehrle Drive (244 map key)
  • 245, 246, 247 (244-246, 409, 498 compilation map) Wehrle Drive, Spindrift, Transit (E), Ellicott Creek (S); connects to N with 406-407 Detail (300%) 245 showing Spindrift Drive & Court
  • 249, 251, 253, 254 Main Street, E of UB South Campus-Williamsville. See corresponding aerial images 397-399; 400-401.
  • 265 Buffalo/Kenmore Elmwood Avenue (W), mid-southern portion of Kenmore (N), Delaware Avenue (+2 blocks East) (E), Hertel Avenue
  • 266 Buffalo/Kenmore Military Road (W), southern portion of Kenmore (N), Delaware Avenue (E), Hertel Avenue (S); Bell Aircraft Corp. facility. See also 385-387.

Images 300-399

  • 329, 330, 331, 337, 339, 341 Cheektowaga (Buffalo Crushed Stone site).
  • 363, 365, 366, 376, 377 Cheektowaga (Buffalo International Airport site) and surrounding area (Ellicott Creek, Williamsville).
  • 385, 386, 387 Niagara River: Tonawanda/Riverside area; Niagara Street/River (W), Riverside Park at SW corner, Sheridan Drive (and S end of Mt. Olivet Cemetery) (N), Elmwood Avenue (E), Kenmore Avenue (S). Military Road runs N/S through center. See also 266.
  • 397, 399 Main Street, E of UB South Campus-Williamsville. See corresponding aerial images 249-254; 400-401.

Images 400-499

  • 400, 401 Main Street, E of UB South Campus-Williamsville. See corresponding images 249-254; 397-399.
  • 406, 407 Main Street, Youngs Road, Buffalo Country Club, Sheridan Drive (N), Wehrle Drive (S); connects to S with 245-247; 406  scanned at 200% showing Buffalo Country Club.
  • 451, 453, 454 Grand Island, S end; includes part of Beaver Island State Park; see also 1025.
  • 476 Tonawanda west (Sheridan Drive & Military) section. See corresponding topo maps.
  • 495, 496, 497, 498, 499. Transit Road area: Amherst (N)-Clarence. See compilation map: 495-503. (495 shows Buffalo Country Club--406  scanned at 200% showing Buffalo Country Club).

Images 500-599

  • 500, 501, 502, 503. Transit Road area: Amherst (NE)-Clarence. See compilation map: 495-503. (500-501 shows Brookfield Country Club, see also: 8275-325).
  • 507 N of Williamsville, E of Ellicott Creek (adjacent S of 572).
  • 549 550 551 552 Tonawanda (W)-Grand Island (E) (east channel Niagara River; note the Erie Canal channel along E edge of the river).
  • 572 N of Williamsville, E of Ellicott Creek (adjacent N of 507).
  • 592, 593, 594, 595, 596 UB North Campus site Map key; Compilation Map.

Images 600-699

  • 606 607 608 609 Tonawanda (NW)-Grand Island (E) (east channel Niagara River)
  • 641 Tonawanda (City)-North Tonawanda, junction of Ellicott & Tonawanda Creeks, with Niagara River.
  • 663 Transit Road, North Amherst, near Niagara County line. (shows Transit Valley Country Club).
  • 667, 668, 669 Niagara Falls, Ont. (Township), W of Navy Island, just S of Chippewa; See Also: 746+.
  • 679, 681 Grand Island (ENE) and Niagara River E Branch.

Images 700-799

  • 723 Tonawanda at Ellicott Creek Island (on Tonawanda Creek; Town of Tonawanda/City of North Tonawanda).
  • 735, 737 Grand Island (ENE) and Niagara River E Branch.
  • 746, 747, 748 Navy Island (Ontario); Navy Island composite image (746 & 747 mosaic); and Niagara Falls, Ont. (Township), W of Navy Island; See Also: 667+.

Images 800-899

893894895   Amherst-Pendleton area along Tonawanda Creek (Transit Road & Millersport). See also for area: 929-933991-9961004-1011

Images 900-999

Images 1000-1099

Amherst-Pendleton area along Tonawanda Creek (Transit Road & Millersport--New Road--Tonawanda Creek Road). See also 882-895991-996

  • 102510271028 Grand Island, S tip; includes Beaver Island State Park; see also 451. (Accompanying topos both same scale: 19011948)

Highlighted Images (8226 Series)