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Call Number/Catalog Number AE 0007
Title Aerial view north across Braddock Road, King Street, Shirley Highway, etc.
Additional identifier SP 0001
Collection Whetzel Aerial photograph collection
Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author) Winged Camera Service
Description Aerial view north across Braddock Road, King Street, Shirley Highway, South Four Mile Run Drive, to West Glebe Road. Shirlington, Walter Reed Drive. Includes the North and South Fairlington, Parkfairfax, and Bradlee neighborhoods. Overflight 1.06.

East of Overflight 1.05, west of Overflight 1.07.

(Overflight 1 extends east-west from Lake Barcroft, Virginia to Morningside, Maryland.)
Date 1955/03
Provenance The collection consists of about 1200 aerial photographs of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in the mid to late 1950s. The photographs were taken, usually from 5,000 feet altitude, by the Whetzel Associates Company -- 250 in nine east-west overflights of the area later bounded approximately by the Capital Beltway.
Classification Aerial photographs
General views
Dwellings
Apartment houses
Traffic circles
Suburban neighborhoods
Search Terms Alexandria, VA
Arlington County, VA
Fairlington, neighborhood
Shirlington, VA
Parkfairfax, neighborhood
Bradlee, neighborhood
Street Number 0
Street Name King Street
Street Name (Cross Street) West Glebe Road
Early date 1955
Object Name Print, Photographic
Medium Photographic Paper/
Print size 7.5" x 9.5"
Orig/copy Original