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Victoria Park and Sydney Harbour



This section contains one Royal Canadian Air Force aerial photo of Victoria Park and a convoy in Sydney Harbour, taken in June, 1942. Also included is a restored version of the photo.

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Aerial Photo of Victoria Park and a Convoy in Sydney Harbour

Sydney, NS

June 11, 1942

The photo was taken by the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Photographer:  RCAF Photo
Ref. Number:  11-4 (2.1)
Image Information:  Scan of original photo
Source:  Donald MacLeod Collection, South Bar, NS, 2011

Restored and Enlarged Version of the Photo

The north end of Victoria Park is on the bottom left of the photo. Note the military vehicles, the motorcycles training in the open area, and the construction of new buildings.George Street runs vertically through the centre of the photo. Note the convoy formed up in Sydney Harbour. Westmount is across the harbour. North Sydney would be in the distant background.

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