Blog » August 2010

VA In The Athens Banner-Herald

Vintage Aerial recently had an excellent article recently written by Don Nelson of the Athens Banner-Herald. He did a great job interviewing and reporting from a customers vantage point the value our archive brings to people. Here is a quote from a customer he interviewed in the article:

“(Having these aerial photos) means quite a bit because it is our property and it looks different from the air than it does from the ground,” Stovall said. “It helps date things as they change and marks the passage of time, and it’s kind of like this is me and my family and I want to document it for later generations.”

—Mark Stovall of Madison County, Georgia

Digital archive provides access to millions of rural photos


What If A Picture Could Talk?


Upcoming Features: Search Photos via Online-map technologies

We are aware many visitors expect to see photos immediately on our site, but up to now, we haven’t been able to create the right set of tools to explore the collection. The sheer size and analog format of the collection present unique challenges, but strides in digital imaging technology, data storage, GIS (geographic information systems), and tools we’ve been developing have made it possible to simply enter an address and quickly find a single photo from perhaps 50 years ago….(continued below)


Bellevue Gazette Article

Here is a nice article written about us, Vintage Aerial Connect People, Farms

….Vintage Aerial is at the center of this emerging trend, connecting with companies who have large online networking and history search presences, such as Ancestry. com, Facebook, and Historic Map Works. These connections will allow consumers to produce full rounded personal histories, the names, the dates, the relatives who moved away, and the pictures of where it all began….


VA on Lima's WLIO

Our own Ken Krieg and Jon Richardson shared with WLIO and Lima, OH Vintage Aerial’s unique photo archive of rural America’s past this morning on First Edition.