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a012914-v6-mikan-3318580-smallJohn West has developed a creative hobby — he re-takes old photographs of Ottawa and then creates an animated dissolve between the old and new photograph. He posts his work on his website www.Ottawahh.com.

Have a look at some of the images of the Old Ottawa South area.

Bank Street Bridge - 1916 & 2012
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=253

Hopewell Avenue Public School - 1910 & 2013
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=602

Billings Bridge - 1890s & 2013
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=1999

 

Cannery Near Dow's Lake - 1894 & 2013
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=402

Canal Above Swing Bridge - 1891 & 2013
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=246

Bank Street at Sunnyside Avenue - 1956 & 2013
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=1564

Carleton University Railway bridge over the Rideau River - 1892 & 2013
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=1487

Plus, nearby Billings Bridge Plaza, photos from 1954, 1962, and late 1960s (that were were on display at the mall in the summer of 2014 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Billings Bridge Plaza)
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=1722

 

Another historic neighbourhood snapshot via OttawaHH, a 1965 photo of Sunnyside Avenue at Bellwoodhttp://www.ottawahh.com/galleries/CMHC-1/1965-313.jpg (from a CMHC-Canadian Mortgage & Housing Corporation collection of archived images)

 

From near by Old Ottawa South:

Lansdowne Park 1958 – 2015
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=1961

Aberdeen Pavilion – 1903 & 2015
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=1908

George McIlraith Bridge (Main Street-Smyth Road) 1958 – 2014
http://www.ottawahh.com/?p=2246 

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