Strathcona County: Web Image Gallery – Rural History from the Skies

In this web image gallery, local history enthusiasts can survey Strathcona County’s early rural landscape from a vantage rarely if ever seen by its residents back in the day. These archival photos — oblique aerials from the 1970s, 1950s and even the 1930s — feature in a unique tour of farms, businesses and settlements from this Alberta municipality’s “yester-year.” Toggle through the images at your own speed and read snippets of history that accompany each photo.

Cover photo provided courtesy of Strathcona County Museum and Archives: Aerial photograph of Ardrossan, Alberta 

Strathcona County
2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3W7