New Castle, Delaware
Community History and Archaeology Program 

1945 Aerial pictures from New Castle to Wilmington

These pictures from University of Delaware's Spatlab collection provide an indication of land usage around New Castle 60 years ago. Choose higher or lower resolution and click either on a place name in the list below or within the composite picture of the individual images. Details of the airport were blocked out by censors.
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Wilmington - Maryland Ave Wilmington - Frawley Stadium Wilmington - Train station  
Wilmington - Banning Park Minquadale Southbridge - Marine Terminal  
Newport Minquadale Crane Hook  
Basin Rd. Chelsea Manor Moore's, Landers Lane, Swanwyck Memorial Bridge location  
Basin Rd. & Rte 13 Trustee farms Moore's Lane, Van Dyke, Jefferson Farms Memorial Bridge location  
Rte 273 & 13, Trustee farms New Castle- Baldton Buttonwood  
Grantham's Lane New Castle (center)  
Deemer's Beach New Castle (south)  
Below Deemers Beach