Swindon, England: Online Photographic Project Gives A Fascinating Bird’s Eye View of History

Posted by admin on Feb 28, 2013

One day in 1920, a large biplane passed low over the Railway Works and a man leaned bravely out with an unwieldy camera whose ‘film’ was a glass plate about five inches square.

What he couldn’t have known was that the images he shot would eventually be preserved with thousands of others in one of the buildings below, and made available to the whole world.

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