Pittsfield Historical Society's
History of Pittsfield

Wide Views Photo Page

This page is dedicated to our photo collection of wide views of Pittsfield.




1995 satellite photo of Pittsfield.



A color photo of Pittsfield from the air. From the Town of Pittsfield's website.



An 1889 poster panorama of Pittsfield "from the air", artist's rendition.



A high resolution large photo of Pittsfield taken from a low flying airplane circa 1944. Mill Pond is in the lower left, the airport in the upper left. Middle right is the junctioin of the Maine Central and Sebasticook & Moosehead Lake railroads.



Early "bird's eye view" of Pittsfield, post card photo, circa 1910. Pleasant Street is in foreground. Same image from a diferent (colored) postcard on right is postmarked 1909.



1950 newspaper photo of the new Peltoma Acres.



An wide view of the Pioneer Mill and downtown area, photo from a low flying airplane circa 1950.



An aerial photo of Pittsfield from the south.



A circa 1912 colorized postcard photo of a view of Mill Pond. White building beyond is the Earl Hodgkins Mill. Smokestack at right on horizon is Waverly Mill. Note Pinnacle water tower on center horizon. Buildings in foreground were on the north side of Park Street. Photo taken from the roof of Union Hall.



A similar colorized postcard view dated 1913. Note Pinnacle water tower barley visible near left horizon. Buildings in foreground were on the north side of Park Street; three-chimneyed building is where the Pittsfield Advertiser was published. North Main Street crosses long bridge; short bridge at center is Sebasticook Street. Universalist Church is at far right. Photo taken from the roof of Union Hall. From a postcard published for Libby's Pharmacy.



Another colorized postcard view dated 1913, from the same series. Note Pinnacle water tower on horizon. Buildings in right foreground were on the north side of Park Street, with Mill Pond behind thenm. Photo taken from the roof of Union Hall. From a postcard published for Libby's Pharmacy.



A wide angle postcard photo of the view from the end of Easy Street, circa 1900, showing the Bryant & Company mill.


Version: 10-Jan-07.