March 24th, 2019


Historical aerial maps censored?

The great historical aerial map service has made the most detailed closeup of its 1948 and 1979 maps unavailable. Attempting the maximum magnification now gives you a blank page. I once had a crazy idea to screenshot the whole 1948 downtown at a maximum zoom but the website appeared stable so I postponed this.

Level 5:

Level 6:

Level 7:

And we no longer have Levels 8 and 9, which used to look like the image below. More images in this post.