Aerial Photos Index Maps by Decade (ALL FLIGHTS)

The full collection of digitized aerial photos is available for searching and browsing on the Library's Digital Collections site.

Decade Place Scale Flight Map Digitized status
1940-1949 1940 Santa Cruz County Flight C-6472
Antonelli Pond
Felton
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
San Lorenzo River Valley
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Scotts Valley
Soquel Point
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Wilder Ranch
1:18,000 Aerial photo index map flight: Aerial Photo Index 1940-1 Yes
1940-1949 1940-A Santa Cruz County Flight SLR
Ben Lomond
Boulder Creek
Felton
Highway 17
Lighthouse Field
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
San Lorenzo River Valley
Santa Cruz City
Scotts Valley
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
1:10,200 Aerial photo index map flight: Aerial Photo Index 1940-A-1 Yes
1940-1949 1940-B Santa Clara County - areas east and southeast of San Jose
Gilroy
Henry Coe State Park
Lick Observatory and Mt. Hamilton
Morgan Hill
San Jose City
Santa Clara Valley
Stanislaus County
1:20,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1940b No
1940-1949 1940-C Monterey County Priest Valley area and San Benito County Panoche Valley area Salinas 1: 34,680 Aerial photo index map flight: 1940c No
1940-1949 1940-D Calafornia Coastline: Point Lobos to San Gregorio, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties
Ano Nuevo
Antonelli Pond
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Capitola
Carmel
Coastline Only, Monterey County
Coastline Only, San Mateo County
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Elkhorn Slough
Greyhound Rock
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Marina
Monterey Airport
Monterey City and Peninsula
Natural Bridges
Pajaro River Valley
Pescadero
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
Waddell Creek Basin
Wilder Ranch
Aerial photo index map flight: 1940d No
1940-1949 1941 City of Santa Cruz and Vicinity, including Davenport, Bonny Doon, Swanton, UCSC, Northwest to Big Creek and El Jarro Point
Antonelli Pond
Greyhound Rock
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Waddell Creek Basin
1:15,840 Aerial photo index map flight: 1941_c7054_index Yes
1940-1949 1941-A San Mateo County, southwestern quarter and overlap into Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties
Ano Nuevo
Big Basin State Park
Greyhound Rock
La Honda
Pescadero
Aerial photo index map flight: 1941a No
1940-1949 1942-A Coastline: Point Estero to Point Lobos, Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties
Big Sur
Carmel
Coastline Only, Monterey County
San Luis Obispo County Coastline
Aerial photo index map flight: 1942a No
1940-1949 1943 Santa Cruz County Flight CJA
Ben Lomond
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek
Capitola
Felton
Greyhound Rock
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
San Lorenzo River Valley
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Scotts Valley
Soquel Point
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Waddell Creek Basin
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1943_Santa_Cruz_County_Flight_CJA_Index_1 Yes
1940-1949 1943-A San Mateo County Flight DDB
ALL of San Mateo county
Ano Nuevo
Big Basin State Park
Crystal Springs Resevoir
Half Moon Bay
La Honda
Montara State Beach
Palo Alto
Pescadero
Pillar Point
San Francisco
San Francisco Airport
1:63,360 Aerial photo index map flight: 1943A_San_Mateo_County_Flight_DDB_Index_1 Yes
1940-1949 1945-A Monterey Peninsula
Carmel
Carmel Valley
Monterey Airport
Monterey City and Peninsula
1:7,200 Aerial photo index map flight: 1945a No
1940-1949 1946 San Francisco South, Hunters Point, San Leandro, Hayward, Montara Mountain, San Mateo, Redwood Point
Crystal Springs Resevoir
Montara State Beach
Pillar Point
San Francisco Airport
1:23,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1946 No
1940-1949 1948 Santa Cruz County Flight CDF-5
ALL of Santa Cruz county
Almaden
Ano Nuevo
Antonelli Pond
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Ben Lomond
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek
Capitola
Corralitos
Felton
Greyhound Rock
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Los Gatos
Natural Bridges
Nisene Marks State Park
Pajaro River Valley
Palo Alto
Pescadero
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
San Lorenzo River Valley
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Scotts Valley
Soquel Point
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Waddell Creek Basin
Watsonville
Watsonville Airport
Wilder Ranch
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1948_Aerial_Index_SantaCruzMountains_001crop_72 Yes
1940-1949 1948-A San Mateo County, California with overlap into Santa Clara County
Almaden
Crystal Springs Resevoir
Half Moon Bay
Lick Observatory and Mt. Hamilton
Los Gatos
Morgan Hill
Palo Alto
San Jose City
San Jose Airport
San Jose State University Campus
1:23,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1948a No
1940-1949 1949 San Benito County Flight BUX ALL of San Benito county 1:63,360 Aerial photo index map flight: 1949_bux_index01 Yes
1940-1949 1949-A San Jose, California Northeast Portion
San Jose City
San Jose State University Campus
1:7,200 Aerial photo index map flight: 1949a No
1940-1949 1949-C Monterey County, California, with overlap into Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties
ALL of Monterey county
Big Sur
Carmel
Carmel Valley
Castroville
Elkhorn Slough
Fort Hunter Liggett
Fort Ord
Gonzales
Greenfield
Jolon
King City
Los Padres National Forest
Marina
Monterey Airport
Monterey City and Peninsula
Pajaro River Valley
Pinnacles National Monument
Salinas
San Ardo
Soledad
1:20,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1949c No